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16 Photos That Capture The Horror Of The Mosque Terror Attack In Egypt

The gun and bomb attack on the Al Rawdah mosque in the Sinai peninsula during Friday prayers killed at least 305 people, including 27 children.

Last updated on November 25, 2017, at 9:19 p.m. ET

Posted on November 25, 2017, at 11:17 a.m. ET

Burned-out vehicles torched by 25–30 militants during the attack are seen outside Al Rawdah mosque in Bir Al-Abed, Egypt.
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Burned-out vehicles torched by 25–30 militants during the attack are seen outside Al Rawdah mosque in Bir Al-Abed, Egypt.

A bomb explosion ripped through the mosque before gunmen opened fire on the worshippers gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials said.
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A bomb explosion ripped through the mosque before gunmen opened fire on the worshippers gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials said.

Victims were carried on stretchers following the attack.
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Victims were carried on stretchers following the attack.

Large crowds gathered after the attack to help victims.
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Large crowds gathered after the attack to help victims.

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Inside the mosque, bodies of victims were lined up.

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As well as setting cars alight, militants opened fire on worshippers. Empty shells and bloodstains from victims could be seen on the floor of the mosque.

An interior view of the Al Rawdah mosque is seen after the explosion.
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An interior view of the Al Rawdah mosque is seen after the explosion.

After the attack, Egyptians looked at bodies of victims lying in trucks to try to identify them.
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After the attack, Egyptians looked at bodies of victims lying in trucks to try to identify them.

Relatives of the victims of the mosque assault sit outside the Suez Canal University hospital where victims were taken for treatment.
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Relatives of the victims of the mosque assault sit outside the Suez Canal University hospital where victims were taken for treatment.

Relatives sit outside the Suez Canal University hospital awaiting news.
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Relatives sit outside the Suez Canal University hospital awaiting news.

Sulieman Awad receives medical treatment at the Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, on Saturday.
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Sulieman Awad receives medical treatment at the Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, on Saturday.

Burials for victims of the Sinai mosque bombing began on Saturday.
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Burials for victims of the Sinai mosque bombing began on Saturday.

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A blood trail on the veranda of Al-Rawda Mosque in Bir al-Abd northern Sinai, Egypt, a day after attackers killed hundreds of worshippers.

Discarded shoes of victims remain outside Al Rawdah mosque.
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Discarded shoes of victims remain outside Al Rawdah mosque.

A burned truck is seen outside Al-Rawda Mosque in Bir al-Abd northern Sinai, Egypt.
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A burned truck is seen outside Al-Rawda Mosque in Bir al-Abd northern Sinai, Egypt.

People stand outside Al Rawdah mosque, where a bomb exploded.
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People stand outside Al Rawdah mosque, where a bomb exploded.