Spiritual Leader of Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana Sheikh Abul- Faidi Abdulai Ahmed Maikano
Spiritual Leader of Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana Sheikh Abul- Faidi Abdulai Ahmed Maikano

Mexico’s foreign ministry confirmed that eight Mexicans were killed and four Egyptians had died in the incident, while eight Mexicans and two Egyptians were wounded.

Spiritual Leader of Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana Sheikh Abul- Faidi Abdulai Ahmed Maikano
Spiritual Leader of Tijaniyya Muslim Council of Ghana Sheikh Abul- Faidi Abdulai Ahmed Maikano

Egyptian forces hunting militants in the country’s western desert mistakenly opened fire on several vehicles used by the Mexican tourists, killing 12 people. The rest of the dead are believed to be Egyptians.

Six Mexicans who survived the incident told Mexico’s ambassador to Egypt they had been bombed by helicopters and an aircraft while they stopped for a break in the desert.

Sheikh Abul- Faidi called for a peaceful cooperation to resolve the impasse as it now being as a mistaken incident.

Although, the Mexican government has already given out it words on the incident, “Mexico condemns these deeds against our citizens and has demanded an exhaustive investigation of what has occurred,” President Enrique Pena Nieto said on his Twitter account. Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu told reporters that her government had sent a diplomatic note to Egypt, expressing indignation and demanding a full inquiry.

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi had called on Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, who has condemned the attack and called for a full investigation, to offer his condolences and reiterate that Egypt will provide all necessary medical assistance for the injured, presidency spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.

The Tariqa Tijaniyya leader who was addressing thousands of followers at the a gathering to mark birthday celebration of the Holy Prophet Muhammad in Mamobi, a surburb of Accra also urged the youth to take up vocational training and technical education serious.

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He emphasized that, the catalyst for development of every country depends on technical, science and vocational skills education.

Soource : Adnan Adams Mohammed

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