Egyptian army foils an attempt to 'bomb Coptic church' in Sinai
, Monday 7 Jan 2013
One of the two cars found behind the church (photo from The official Facebook Page of the Egyptian armed forces spokesperson)
The official Facebook Page of the Egyptian armed forces spokesperson, Colonel Ahmed Ali, has announced on Monday that forces "have foiled an attempt to bomb the Rafah Church in North Sinai."
According to the short statement, the army patrols discovered two cars carrying explosives in a street between the Church and a military facility under construction at 1am Monday.
Colonel Ali added that one of the two cars escaped and the army units in North Sinai are currently searching for it.