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Egypt police arrests church attack gunmen

Police say they arrested the attackers of the Virgin Mary Coptic Church in 6 October which killed a policeman on Tuesday

Ahram Online, Tuesday 28 Jan 2014
The Virgin Mary Coptic Church
The Virgin Mary Coptic Church in 6 October City after the attack (Photo: Hosam Abutaleb)
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Egyptian police said they apprehended the perpetrators of a church attack in 6 October city west of Cairo on Tuesday afternoon.

The drive-by shooting on the Virgin Mary Coptic Church killed a policeman and injured another.

A firefight ensued between the attackers and police guarding the church, which ended in the apprehension of the gunmen, according to police.

Police stopped the attacking car, said an interior ministry statement, and arrested its driver as well as a passenger. 

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