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