In Egypt the attack on the bus with Christians called the planned action

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The attack on the bus with Egyptian Christians-Copts – planned action, since this route of Christians and a day of movement – traditional and well-known, said on air of television channel ON-TV the Deputy of the Egyptian Parliament from the province of Minya, Magdy Malaki.

«This is a planned action, the Christians always at this time on Friday going to the monastery of St. Samuel is well known,» he said.

According to recent reports, the attack on the bus with Christians in southern Egypt killed 23 people, injured 25 people. While the Egyptian media reported that the dead can be enrolled up to thirty passengers of the bus.

Unknown in two cars opened fire with machine guns on a bus with Christian on Friday morning. The attack occurred in the area of the monastery of St. Samuel to the West of the village of al-Adwa the province of Minya in southern Egypt. The Christians were sent to the convent of Beni-Safa. Presumably, the column bus may follow a minibus and a jeep with an open trunk, which also could be people. The Egyptian security forces are combing the area of the attack.

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