At least 26 people were killed and 30 were injured in the shelling of two carrying Christian pilgrims buses near the monastery of St. Samuel in the Egyptian province of Minya. About this informed the official representative of the Ministry of health of Egypt. Meanwhile, according to several sources, the number of victims of the attack reached 35.
Most of the dead were children. This is reported by news portal Al-Ahram, citing representatives of the Coptic Church. According to them, in one of the buses were about 40 young Egyptians, in the second driving adults.
It is already known that the attackers fired at the buses of the two SUVs. Indicates that the attack involved at least 10 militants dressed in camouflage uniforms and masks. Police conducting the sting, the area of the incident cordoned off by interior Ministry special forces.
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