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Jordan condemns Egypt terrorist attack

Amman, Dec. 29 (Petra)-- Jordan condemned a terrorist attack that targeted Mar Mina church in Helwan district, south of Cairo, killing 10 citizens and injuring 5 others.

Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and Government Spokesman Mohammed Al Momani denounced the criminal act carried out by the terrorist gangs, adding that places of worship have their sanctity and should not be subjected to any attack under any pretext.

Momani called for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism internationally, praising Egyptian security bodies for foiling the terrorist attack.

The minister offered the Jordanian government condolences to the families of the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
 
Petra News Agency
December 29, 2017