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ISIS Claims Deadly Attack on Egyptian Christians

Saturday 27 May 2017
ISIS Claims Deadly Attack on Egyptian Christians

Alwaght-ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 29 Coptic Christian pilgrims traveling on a bus south of Cairo.

The ISIS-linked Amaq News Agency, carried the claim, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.

On Friday, terrorists driving three 4x4 wheelers attacked by "firing randomly" at buses carrying Christians in Egypt’s Minya governorate. At least 22 others were injured in the attack.

The shooting happened as the victims were traveling from Beni Suef Province to the Coptic Orthodox Anba Samuel Monastery near the southern city of Minya, 250km (155 miles) south of Cairo.

Egypt’s armed forces carried out intensive air strikes by night and day on militant camps in Libya which it said planned and executed the attack.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said that the strikes would reach the terrorists regardless of their location, adding that they would target a terrorist camp they had allegedly come from.

"Egypt will not hesitate in striking any camps that harbor or train terrorist elements whether inside Egypt or outside Egypt,” al-Ahram news agency cited Sisi as saying.

Egyptian Air Forces completely destroyed all the planned terrorist targets with the day and night strikes, the Egyptian military said in a statement on Saturday.

Over the past years, terrorists have been carrying out anti-government activities and fatal attacks, taking advantage of the turmoil caused in Egypt after the democratically-elected president, Mohamed Morsi, was ousted by the military in July 2013.

Velayat Sinai terrorist group -- previously known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis -- which pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014, has been responsible for most of the attacks in Egypt especially in the Sinai Peninsula.

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