El Roda Mosque - North Sinai
CAIRO – 16 December 2017: Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade, represented by the Food Industry Holding Company, provided 500 blankets and food subsidies to families in Bir al-Abed city, North Sinai.
Nasr Allah Mohamed, head of Bir al-Abed city, told Egypt Today that the convoy is being distributed to the residents, in cooperation with North Sinai Governorate and the Ministry of Supply.
Mohamed added that the convoy provided 500 boxes that include rice, oil, beans, flour and 500 blankets. The boxes were delivered to families’ homes in Bir al-Abed.
At least 311 people were killed and 121 injured when unidentified militants attacked Al-Rawdah mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives and spraying worshippers with gunfire.
Rawdah village is located on the international road linking Al-Arish with Bi’r Al-Abd. The village harbored a large number of families who fled from Sheikh Zuweid city following several terrorist attacks that hit the area.