Kuwait condemns deadly terrorist attack in Egypt’s Sinai

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KUWAIT CITY, May 7: The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry on Saturday voiced the country’s condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist assault on a water-lifting plant in the Sinai Peninsula that killed and injured several armed forces personnel. The ministry stressed Kuwait’s solidarity with, and support to, Egypt in all measures it takes to maintain its security and stability, and to confront terrorism and extremism, said a statement made by the ministry. The ministry also expressed its sincere condolences to the relatives of those killed, and to Egypt’s leadership, government and people, wishing a rapid recovery to those injured.

Kuwait Amir condoles with Egypt’s Pres. over terrorist attack victims
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Saturday a cable of condolences to Egypt’s President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi on the terrorist act which targeted a water plant, eat of Suez Canal, that killed and wounded some military personnel. In the cable, His Highness the Amir stressed Kuwait’s strong condemnation and denunciation of this heinous terrorist act, and its support to Egypt in all measures it takes to face such terror acts. His Highness the Amir prayed to Allah the Almighty to bestow mercy upon victims’ souls, wishing a rapid recovery to those injured. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent two similar cables.

Earlie one officer and ten soldiers were killed during an attempt to thwart a terrorist attack on a water plant in the East Canal area in Sinai, said the Egyptian armed forces Saturday. In a statement, the Egyptian armed forces affirmed that a group of militants attacked a water plant in the area of East Canal, killing an officer and 10 soldiers and wounding five others. The attack was thwarted and an operation is underway to hunt down and lay siege to the “terrorist elements” in a remote area in Sinai, it added.(KUNA)

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