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Egyptian PM, Leaders Condemn Deadly Attack on Christians

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A Coptic Christian Church in Egypt. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Washington Post – CAIRO — Egypt’s government and religious leaders on Monday condemned an attack outside a Coptic church in Cairo that killed four people, including an 8-year-old girl, the latest in a rising wave of assaults targeting the country’s Christian minority.

The prime minister pledged the Sunday night attack would “not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation’s Muslims and Christians.” Hazem el-Beblawi called it a “callous and criminal act,” and vowed perpetrators would be brought to justice.

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