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Egypt declares state of emergency continuation, announces three months extension

By NewsDesk, with Agency report

The Egyptian Government has announced that it would have to continue state of emergency, with extension of three months, the development which follow country’s declaration in April after bombing of church that had no fewer than 100 people killed

It was reported that the declaration was a decision from the country’s President, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi,  and that the extension of the state of emergency for another three months had been published through gazette.

The president’s decision, a re-declaration of the state of emergency, as published in the official gazette on Thursday was due to go into effect day after the its publication, and that the new declaration should be approved by parliament within seven days.

Meanwhile, Egypt has been under months-long state of emergency, which has already been extended once, following deadly church bombings and attacks on Coptic Christians that had killed more than 100 people and wounded scores since December.

Despite military presence across the country, in July, militants from Islamic State group killed 23 soldiers in a remote checkpoint in northeastern Sinai,  the deadliest assault on army in the turbulent region in two years.

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