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Clashes in Egypt after the Islamist assault on a church leave four dead

An Islamist attack on the Coptic Church in the Ain Shams suburb of Egypt’s Capital left four people dead on Friday. The death toll in the clashes in the church dedicated to the Virgin Mary and the Archangel Michael, included a 25-year-old journalist and a Coptic Christian.
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrated in various parts of the capital, Cairo, and other cities across the Country, against the official candidature of General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in the upcoming presidential election. But in the process, demonstrators vented their anger on the church, destroying whatever lay in their way that represented the church.
Coptic Sources cited by Fides news agency said that the Christian woman victim was attacked and killed when the islamist militants noticed she had a cross dangling from the mirror of her car.


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