Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi referred to the new chief of the General staff of the Egyptian army Muhammad Farid Hejazi, ordering him within three months to restore security and stability in the Sinai Peninsula.
In this case, al-Sisi said that Hejazi can apply force in any desired volume, leaving the planning and execution of the order at the discretion of the military command.
Order al-Sisi was the result of the largest in the country’s history of terrorist attacks, which on Friday were killed 305 people and more than 100 were injured.
On 24 November in the mosque of Ar-Raud, located West of the city of El-Arish, Northern Sinai Peninsula, there was a terrorist attack, recognized as the worst in the history of Egypt.
Currently, the Prosecutor General of Egypt reported 305 dead, including 27 children, came to Friday prayer, accompanied by adult relatives. 128 people were injured.
According to Egyptian intelligence, the attack was attended by 35 to 40 militants. First, the terrorists detonated a powerful bomb planted in the mosque, and when people are in a panic to run outside, the terrorists opened fire on them.