Global & Disaster Medicine

At least eight people were killed when gunmen opened fire on a Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

NY Times

“……No group has claimed the attack, but experts believe it is the work of the Islamic State.

The militant group declared its intention to attack Egyptian Christians last year as it seeks a stronger foothold in Egypt after defeats in Syria and Iraq. It has since killed more than 100 Egyptian Copts by bombing churches and attacking buses carrying pilgrims…..”


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