Explosion and fire at Burkina Faso army headquarters - Reuters
CAIRO - 3 March 2018: Egypt has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks that targeted the French Embassy and army headquarters in Burkina Faso on Friday.
The attacks left 35 persons dead and 90 more wounded.
A statement by the Foreign Ministry on Saturday condoled with families of the victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery.
The Egyptian people and government stand by the side of Burkina Faso and France in the face of terrorism, the statement said.
However, Al Azhar also has condemned the terrorist attacks on the French embassy and army HQ in Burkina Faso, according to a statement issued on Saturday.
The statement added that Al Azhar categorically rejects terrorist acts around the world, stressing the sanctity of human blood and called for unifying world efforts to eliminate terrorism and achieve peace.