Senior ruling coalition party SYRIZA expressed its abhorrence on Friday for the terrorist attack of a mosque in North Sinai that claimed the lives of 235 peopel and injured at least 120 on Friday.

"We express our abhorrence and sorrow at the deadly terrorist attack at the Al Radwah mosque," it said in a statement. "We stand against such actions that sow death and raise the sense of fear in the area," it noted.

"Our heart and thought is with the Egyptian people, to whom we express our solidarity and support," SYRIZA said, adding its condolences to families of the victims.