CAIRO – Gunmen opened fire on a bus filled with Coptic Christians in south of Cairo, killing at least 35 people and wounding at least 25 others, Egypt’s state news agency reported on Friday.
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The bus, which was carrying Coptic Christians, was heading to Anba Samuel monastery near the southern city of Minya.
There have been a number of attacks on Copts in recent months claimed by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Two suicide bombings targeting churches in Tanta and Alexandria on 9 April left at least 46 people dead.