Egypt: Seven Dead in Attack on Bus Carrying Coptic Christians, ISIS Claims Responsibility

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ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. Media reports confirmed that the terror organisation has issued a statement accepting responsibility for the terror attack.

Cairo, November 2: At least seven Coptic Christians were killed on Friday when armed men opened fire on their bus in Egypt, the region's bishop told AFP.

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A security official confirmed the attack in the central province of Minya, adding that there were "dead and wounded".

14 others were injured in the attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in the south of Egypt, a spokesperson for the church Boles Halim told Efe news on Friday.

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ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. Media reports confirmed that the terror organisation has issued a statement accepting responsibility for the terror attack.