FILE: Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad Rady, and Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly
CAIRO – 26 November 2017: Egyptian Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad Rady, and Minister of Social Solidarity, Ghada Waly, visited on Sunday the injured of the brutal terrorist attack at Al-Rawdah Mosque in Arish at Dar Al Shifa Hospital.
Also Pope Tawadros II, known as Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, sent His Holiness Bishop Julius to visit the victims of Al-Rawdah Mosque at the Institute of Nasser Hospital.
The delegation included Archbishop Sergius Sergius, Patriarchal Vicar, and Ashraf Ajeeb, Coordinator of the Office of the Families of Martyrs and Victims.
The official page of the Egyptian Church on Facebook published pictures of the bishops visiting the injured.
Egypt's general prosecution reveals that the terrorist attack, which targeted Al-Rawdah Mosque in North Sinai during the Friday prayers, has left 235 dead and 109 injured.
Prosecutor General Nabil Sadeq sent senior prosecutors, headed by First Prosecutor of Ismailia Cassation Courts Amr Samy, to hospitals where the injured witnesses are receiving medical treatment.
“The prosecutors will listen to testimonies of the injured eyewitnesses to determine the attack’s circumstances and take the necessary actions,” according a statement by the Egyptian Prosecution on Friday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi promised that the terrorists must be “punished” and Egypt will defeat terrorism.