Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood condemns Sinai attacks

By REUTERS
October 26, 2014 11:36

 
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CAIRO - Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has condemned attacks in the Sinai Peninsula that killed at least 33 security personnel on Friday but said President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was responsible for security failures.

In an e-mailed statement, the Brotherhood called the attacks a "massacre" and offered condolences to the victims' families.

"The Muslim Brotherhood believes the shedding of blood of any Egyptian is forbidden. The group holds the junta and its leaders responsible for the continued failure in the security, economic and social fields, as experienced by all the people, especially the people of the Sinai," the statement said.

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