MFA Spokesperson’s Comments on the terrorist attack on Al-Rawdah Mosque in Bir Al-Abed, Egypt

25 Nov 2017

                Singapore strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Al-Rawdah mosque in the North Sinai city of Bir Al-Abed in Egypt during Friday prayers on 24 November 2017, in which some 235 were killed and over 109 injured.  Those responsible for this odious act must be brought to justice.  We express our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wish the injured a swift recovery.  Singapore stands together with the Egyptian government and people against the scourge of terrorism in this time of national mourning.


                Our Embassy in Cairo has been in contact with the Egyptian authorities.  There are currently no e-registered Singaporeans in Bir Al-Abed and no reports of Singaporeans injured in this incident thus far.  Singaporeans in Egypt are advised to monitor the news, heed local authorities’ advice and keep in touch with their families and friends to let them know they are safe.  Those who require urgent consular assistance may contact the Singapore Embassy in Cairo or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:



Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Cairo

Tel: +20 2 3749 0468 / +20 2 3749 5045

Duty Hand-Phone: +20 109 8064 130



MFA Duty Office (24-hour)

Tel: +65 6379 8800/+65 6379 8855




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25 NOVEMBER 2017

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