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Another witness to Friday's attack said worshippers tried to jump out of windows as soon as the militants opened fire.
"The small door that leads to the corridor for the wash rooms was about the only one where worshippers rushed to escape," said a 38-year-old government employee who did not want to be named for fear of retaliation."There was a stampede.
The military and security forces have already been waging a tough and costly campaign against militants in the towns, villages and desert mountains of northern Sinai, and Egypt has been in a state of emergency since April.
Across the country, thousands have been arrested in a crackdown on suspected Islamists as well as against other dissenters and critics, raising concerns about human rights violations.
I fell down and then bodies piled up on top of me," he said.
The IS affiliate is also believed to be behind the 2016 downing of a Russian passenger jet that killed 224 people over Sinai, an incident that decimated the country's already ailing tourism industry.Those with bare faces sported heavy beards and long hair, it added.Clad in military-style camouflage pants and black T-shirts, one of them carried a black banner with the declaration of the Muslim faith — there is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his prophet.The banner matched those carried by IS, which has not claimed responsibility for the attack.They also torched seven cars parked outside the mosque that belonged to worshippers, the statement added.