Seven Coptic Christians killed on bus near monastery in Egypt
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At least seven people have been killed in an assault on a bus heading towards a monastery in Egypt, according to a Coptic Church official.

The incident took place on Friday as they were driving to the Saint Samuel Coptic Christian monastery near Minya, a city about 270-kilometres south of Cairo.

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, the group’s AMAQ news agency said without providing evidence of its involvement.The attack took place very close to the spot where gunmen killed 28 Christians in a similar attack in May last year.

NBC

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