Ten killed by gunman in attack on Coptic church south of Cairo

A gunman shot dead 10 people, two of them policemen, in a terror attack on the Mar Mina Coptic Church in Helwan south of Cairo and several more were wounded. The gunman was killed by police. A second gunman who may have escaped is hunted.
About an hour later, two more people were killed in another attack on a Coptic-owned shop nearby. These were the latest of a wave of attacks on Coptic sites in the Egypt which have left more than 100 dead in the past year. Extra security forces were deployed across the country to guard the seasonal festivities.

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  • Dec 30, 2017 @ 16:34 at 16:34
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    The Copts must have done something to make the Muslims mad…so by the same logic the EU and UN use to apply to the fake “Palestinians”… when the Muslims carry out terrorism, all they really want is a home of their own inside their existing home of their own in Egypt without any obstruction from the existing Copts who “occupy” their land even though the Christians pre-date the Muslims – that chronology in time should not prevent the Muslims from using the same propaganda they use for Israel – that Egypt was always theirs and that Christians are “occupiers.” However, disregarding of reality, the Christians in Egypt and their counterparts in the Diaspora do not side with Israel; they mostly look to make nice with Muslims who are in the process of ethnically cleansing and help to propagandize against Israel.

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