Turkey declares day of mourning for Egypt attack

Turkey declares day of mourning for Egypt attack

Turkey has announced that on November 27 will be a day of national mourning in the wake of last week's deadly terrorist attack in Egypt.

Flags will fly at half-mast at Turkish representations in the country and abroad, authorities announced on Nov. 26.

Turkey has declared a day of national mourning after the attack in Egypt on November 26, Hurriyet Daily reported.

The gun and bomb assault on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula on November 24, including children, is the deadliest attack Egypt has witnessed, with a death toll of soaring above 300.

According to the state prosecution, up to 30 militants in camouflage flying the black banner of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) had surrounded the mosque and massacred worshippers during weekly Friday prayers.

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