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Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 - New York Times

CAIRO — Dressed in military fatigues, the gunmen waved down the bus filled with Christian pilgrims as it wended its way down a dusty side-road in the desert of western Egypt, headed toward a monastery. Claiming to be security officers, the gunmen ...and more »

Egypt shooting: ISIS claims massacre of 29 - CNN

(CNN) The death toll in Friday's attack on buses carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt has risen to 29, officials said, as the Islamist terror group ISIS claimed responsibility for the massacre. The buses were on a desert road headed to a monastery in ...and more »

The Cynical Conspiracy War on Egypt's Christians - Foreign Policy (blog)

The Muslim Brotherhood isn't behind the callous mass murder of Copts, but it's certainly fanning the flames of hatred. By Eric Trager. | May 27, 2017, 4:52 AM. trager. When news broke of Friday's devastating attack on Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt ...and more »

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack - BBC News

Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from Minya ...and more »

Egypt Attack: Coptic Christians Killed on Bus Heading to Monastery -

Masked gunmen killed 28 people on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, Egyptian authorities said. State TV reported the vehicle was attacked as it traveled on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in Minya province, which is located about 140 miles south ...and more »

Gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians, at least 26 dead - ABC News

Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people, according to The Associated Press. Interested in Egypt? Add Egypt as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Egypt news, video, and ...and more »

Dozens of Coptic Christians Gunned Down in Egypt Attack - Foreign Policy (blog)

As many as 10 attackers in three pickup trucks intercepted buses of Coptic Christians near the city of Minya, some 130 miles south of Cairo, and gunned them down before fleeing the scene. The victims were en route to the Saint Samuel Monastery in Minya ...and more »

More than 20 people dead after gunmen fire on bus of Coptic Christians in Egypt - Business Insider

CAIRO — Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said. The attack happened while the bus was traveling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the ...and more »

Egypt: At least 28 dead as gunmen fire on bus carrying Coptic Christians - CNN

Cairo, Egypt (CNN) At least 28 people were killed in Egypt after unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in what officials are calling a terror attack. Ten assailants wearing fatigues and face masks fired on the passengers ...and more »

Egypt Gunmen Kill 26 Coptic Christians as They Drove to Monastery - Newsweek

Updated | Masked gunmen have killed at least 26 Coptic Christians south of Cairo as they traveled to a monastery on Friday, according to a health ministry spokesman. The attack also wounded 25 people, Khaled Megahed told state television, according to ...and more »