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26 killed as gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt.

State television quoted a health ministry official as saying a "large number" of the victims were children.

- The Hindu - IN

Masked gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt.

The gunmen men arrived in three vehicles and shot at the Coptic Christians travelling to a monsatery in southern Egypt.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Report: Gunmen Massacre Coptic Christians in Egypt, Killing at Least 26.

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.

- Breitbart - US

Gunmen in Egypt Attack Bus Carrying Coptic Christians.

At least 26 people are killed in an assault in Egypt's central city of Minya, in what appears to be the latest targeting of Christians in the Arab world's most populous nation.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26.

The attack happened while the bus was travelling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery.

- Global News - CA

Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in central Egypt.

The attack marked the latest bloodshed targeting Egypt's embattled Christian minority.

- Washington Post - US

Masked gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt.

CAIRO - Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 25 others, the Health Ministry said.

- Reuters - US

Gunmen in Egypt Attack Bus Carrying Coptic Christians, Killing 28.

Egypt has been hit by a wave of attacks on its Christian minority

- TIME Magazine - US

23 killed in attack targeting Egypt's Coptic Christians.

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, killing at least 23 people and injuring 25 others, an Egyptian security official said.

- UPI - US

They Were Headed to a Monastery. Then Came Death.

Egyptian state TV says 23 people were killed and 25 wounded in an attack by gunmen on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo. The report quotes local health officials as saying that the attack happened on Friday while the bus was traveling on the road to the St....

- Newser - US

Egypt attack: Gunmen kill at least 28 Coptic Christians in bus ambush.

The attack follows Pope Francis' recent visit to Egypt in part to show his support for the Christians minority.         

- USA TODAY - US

As Ramadan Begins, Deadly Terror Attack on Copts in Egypt Claims At Least 26

On the eve of Ramadan, Coptic Christians in Egypt were, yet again, targeted for slaughter. 

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Egypt Bus Attack Targets Coptic Christians

Masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in Egypt, killing at least 26 people, officials said Friday. As many as 10 assailants in three pickup trucks attacked the bus as it was traveling to the Saint Samuel monastery in the Minya state over 200 miles from Cairo, the interior ministry said. ...

- Voice of America - US

New York Times: Attack on convoy in Egypt kills at least 20 Christians

CAIRO — Gunmen opened fire on vehicles carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt early May 26, killing at least 20 people, according to state news agencies, the latest deadly assault on the country’s embattled religious minority. The post New York Times: Attack on convoy in Egypt kills at least 20 Christians ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

23 killed in gun attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in Egypt on Friday, killing 23 and injuring 25 of them, eyewitnesses said. Eyewitnesses said the Copts were attacked as they were going to pray at the monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in the western part of the province. They said masked men stopped the vehicles on a road ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians in Cairo

Masked men spray faithful's vehicle with bullets, injuring 25 others.

- Daily Nation - KE

23 killed in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt

, May 26 : An unidentified gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing 23 people and wounding dozens.The passengers were travelling to the St.Samuel Monastery in the Minya province on Friday, about 220 km south of the capital Cairo,when they came under attack, CNN reported.No group has claimed ...

- Sify - IN

Egypt attack: Gunfire on bus carrying Coptic Christians kills at least 26

New York: An unidentified gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing 26 people and wounding dozens.The passengers were travelling to the St.Samuel Monastery in the Minya province on Friday, about 220 km south of the capital Cairo,when they came under attack, CNN reported.No group has claimed ...

- Sify - IN

Gunmen kill 23 in gun attack on Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians as they were driving to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing 26 and wounding 26, the governor of Egypt's Minya province, Essam al-Bedaiwy, said.The group was travelling in two busses and a truck through the province, which is home to a sizeable Christian minority, ...

- DAWN - PK

Dozens killed and injured in attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen have opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 26 people, including children, and wounding 25.

- Stuff - NZ

Gunmen kill 23 in attack on Christians in Egypt: provincial governor

Masked gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt - medical sources

Coptic Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt`s population of 92 million, have been the subject of a series of deadly attacks in recent months.

- Zee News - IN

Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt: Official

Gunmen killed 23 Coptic Christians and wounded 25 others on Friday as they were driving to a monastery in Minya province, south of Cairo, the provincial governor.

- Zee News - IN

Egypt: Gunmen Attack Christians, Killing at Least 24

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said. The attack happened while the bus was traveling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate...

- Newsmax - US

Egypt: Gunmen kill at least 26 pilgrims in attack on Coptic Christians

The attack follows Pope Francis' recent visit to Egypt in part to show his support for the Christians minority.         

- USA TODAY - US

26 dead as gunmen open fire on bus headed to church

Unidentified gunmen in Egypt opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, killing several people, Egypt's state news agency MENA reported, citing security sources.

- CNN Top Stories - US

23 killed in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt

A bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo was targeted in a bloody attack Friday, killing more than 23 people, officials said. Egyptian state television reported that 23 were killed and 25 wounded in the attack in Minya, a Christian enclave 138 miles south of the capital. Human...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Masked gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least 26 people, including children, and wounding 25, officials said.No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which came on the eve of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.The...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Gunmen in Egypt Attack Bus Carrying Coptic Christians

At least 20 people are reported dead in an assault in Egypt's southern city of Minya, in what appears to be the latest targeting of Christians in the Arab world's most populous nation.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Gunmen kill at least 26 Coptic Christians in central Egypt

The attack marked the latest bloodshed targeting Egypt's embattled Christian minority.

- Washington Post - US

Gunmen in Egypt Attack Bus Carrying Coptic Christians, Killing 24

Egypt has been hit by a wave of attacks on its Christian minority

- TIME Magazine - US

Attack On Coptic Christians Kills At Least 26 In Egypt

The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt's Christians live.

- NPR - US

In Egypt, Gunmen Open Fire On Coptic Christians

The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt's Christians live.

- NPR - US

At Least 23 Dead in Terrorist Attack in Egypt

This is a developing story.

- Mediaite - US

Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt

Gunmen opened fire Friday on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of Cairo in Egypt killing 26 people and wounding 25, according to officials.

- France24 - FR

Atsu, Wakaso, left out of Ghana squad

Christian Atsu and Mubarak Wakaso are left out of Ghana's squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.

- BBC - UK

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Gunmen opened fire on the bus in Minya province, south of Cairo, as it headed to a church.

- BBC - UK

Egypt: Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians

Masked attackers open fire on bus in Minya province, killing 26 and wounding dozens, before fleeing the scene.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen attack a group of Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, killing 26 people as they travelled to a monastery, medical sources and eyewitnesses say.

- ABC News - AU

Report: Gunmen Massacre Coptic Christians in Egypt, Killing at Least 24

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.

- Breitbart - US

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt

CAIRO - Gunmen attacked buses and a truck taking a group of Coptic Christians to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 25 others, witnesses and the Health Ministry said.

- Reuters - US

More than 20 people dead after gunmen fire on bus of Coptic Christians in Egypt

AP Photo/Thomas Hartwell CAIRO — Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said. The attack happened while the bus was traveling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers south of ...

- Business Insider - US

News24.com | Attack on Egypt Christians: Attackers 'used automatic weapons'

Masked gunmen who attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital "used automatic weapons" to kill at least 26 people, an official says.

- News24.com - ZA

Gunmen kill at least 24 Christians in Egypt

CAIRO - Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.

- BangkokPost - TH

23 killed and 25 injured in Egypt gun attack

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

- The Hindu - IN

23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt attack

Gunmen today opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in southern Egypt, killing at least 23 people.The bus was heading to Anba Samuel monastery in the Minya Governorate, 250km south of Cairo.Twenty-three Christians were killed and twenty five others injured, according to the Ministry of Health.Security forces were ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Manchester Bombing Probe Focuses On Libya And ISIS' Presence There

Steve Inskeep talks to Sudarsan Raghavan, the Cairo bureau chief for The Washington Post, about the links between the Manchester suicide bomber and Libya.

- NPR - US

Attack On Coptic Christians Kills At Least 24 In Egypt

The attack occurred in Minya, a province some 160 miles south of Cairo where many of Egypt's Christians live.

- NPR - US

Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 24

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

23 killed in attack on bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt

A bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of the capital was targeted in a bloody attack Friday, killing more than 23 people, officials said. Egyptian state television reported that 23 were killed and 25 wounded in the attack in Minya, a Christian enclave 138 miles south of Cairo. Human...

- Los Angeles Times - US

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