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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 27 May 2017 12:50 PM GMT

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack
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Cairo: The Islamic State militant group, on Saturday, claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt, on Friday, that left 29 persons dead.

According to reports, the IS said its fighters, ten armed men in four cars, carried out the shooting near al-Adwa city that also injured over 20 others.

ALSO READ: Egypt: 28 killed in attack on Coptic Christians bus

The attack took place when the worshippers were travelling to the monastery of Saint Samuel.

-IANS

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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