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    More Than 200 Killed in Egypt Mosque Attack

    Terror strikes again. At least 235 are dead and more than 100 wounded after militants launched an attack during Friday prayers on a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Police say armed men in four off-road vehicles fired at worshipers while also setting off explosives, resulting in the country’s deadliest attack in its three-year-old fight against Islamic State-linked insurgents in the volatile North Sinai province. Friday’s attack appeared to target Sufi Muslims, who practice a mystical form of Islam fundamentalists believe is heretical.

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