Egypt: Muslim terrorists open fire on buses carrying Christians – 28 killed, including children

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At least 28 people including children were murdered and 25 injured after masked Muslim terrorists opened fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Up to 10 masked Muslim terrorists, dressed in military uniforms stopped a convoy in Minya province, 140 miles south of Cairo, as the group was heading towards Saint Samuel the Confessor Monastery in Maghagha to pray.

The gunmen, who arrived in three four-wheel drive vehicles, used automatic weapons to spray bullets at the convoy before fleeing. A health ministry official said a ‘large number’ of victims were children.

The group was travelling in a convoy of two buses and a truck from the nearby province of Bani Suief when the mass shooting happened.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which came on the eve of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.

It comes after ISIS claimed responsibility for three deadly church attacks in December and April that claimed the lives of dozens…

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