Skip to comments.Gunman kills 11 in attacks on Coptic church, Christian-owned shop in Egypt
Posted on 12/29/2017 6:22:41 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
CAIRO (Reuters) - A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested, the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials said.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, in a statement carried out by its Amaq news agency, though it provided no evidence for the claim.
The Coptic Church said the gunman first shot at a Christian-owned shop 4 km (3 miles) away, killing two people, before proceeding to the Mar Mina church in the southern Cairo suburb of Helwan. The Interior Ministry said he opened fire at the entrance to the site and tried to throw an explosive device.
The gunman killed at least nine people, including a policeman, at the church, according to Interior Ministry and Coptic Church accounts. The Church said a young woman had died later from her wounds, bringing the civilian death toll at the church to eight.
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Does London’s Mayor have a comment?
Everywhere Islam goes.....
Is he a Sunni or Shia Muslim?
Egypt was once a thriving Christian country. Turkey was once a thriving Christian country. Lebanon, Syria, Iraq...
Sadly, all the West will meet the same fate because we allowed our countries to be taken over by Leftists.
Only in Israel can Christians be Christians...even Bethlehem, controlled by the Paloestinians is ejecting Christianity.
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