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Egypt health ministry says large number of children amongst victims of gun attack on Christians
May 26, 2017 / 1:41 PM / 6 months ago

Egypt health ministry says large number of children amongst victims of gun attack on Christians

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian heath ministry official said on state television that a large number of children were amongst the victims of a gun attack on Christians in Minya earlier on Friday.

Gunmen attacked vehicles taking a group of Coptic Christians to a monastery in southern Egypt, killing at least 26 people and wounding 25 others.

Reporting by Omar Fahmy; Writing by Amina Ismail

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