Daesh group claims responsibility for attack on Copts in Egypt's Minya that left 29 dead

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 May 2017

Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack on Coptic Christians on Friday in Minya that left 29 dead, propaganda agency Amaq reported.

On Friday, assailants driving three 4x4 wheelers attacked by "firing randomly" at buses carrying Christians in Egypt’s Minya governorate. At least 22 others were injured in the attack.

Egypt’s armed forces carried out intensive air strikes by night and day on militant camps in Libya which it said planned and executed the attack, a Saturday army spokesman statement read .


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