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Top Sunni Muslim body urges unity to defeat `terrorism` after Nice

Sunni Islam`s leading seat of learning Al-Azhar on Friday condemned a deadly truck attack in Nice on France`s national holiday.



Cairo: Sunni Islam`s leading seat of learning Al-Azhar on Friday condemned a deadly truck attack in Nice on France`s national holiday, urging unity to "rid the world" of "terrorism."

"These vile terrorist attacks contradict Islamic teachings," the Cairo-based institution said in a statement after Thursday evening`s attack, which killed at least 84 people and wounded scores more.

"Al-Azhar... affirms the necessity of uniting efforts to defeat terrorism and rid the world of its evil."

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