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Verdict expected tomorrow for the case of sectarian violence in Naga Hammadi

The Emergency State Security Court is expected to issue verdict for the Naga Hammadi sectarian violence case

Ahram Online, Saturday 15 Jan 2011
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The Emergency State Security Court in Qena is expected to issue the verdict tomorrow on January 2010's Christmas killings. Three defendants are accused of  killing of six Copts and a Muslim guard on the Orthodox Coptic Christmas Eve, 6 January.

The shooting took place in Naga Hammadi, 60km north of Luxor, and is believed to be in retaliation for allegations that a Christian raped a Muslim girl. The cold-blooded murder caused outrage among people living in Upper Egypt and across the country.

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