Not Just Jews

Posted on Thu 10/24/2013 by


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Eight hours before I wrote this column and posted this cartoon:

Gunmen open fire at Coptic Christian wedding in Cairo
Four people, including an eight-year-old girl, killed in suspected sectarian attack on minority which makes up 10% of population

Gunmen shot dead at least four Egyptians outside a Coptic Christian church on the edge of C airo on Sunday evening as worshippers left the building after a wedding, state media reported. Two adults and two girls aged eight and 12 were killed, and at least 12 others injured, after the gunmen sprayed bullets seemingly at random.
The perpetrators, and their motives, are unknown as they left the area quickly on motorcycles, according to witnesses. But there are strong concerns that the shootings mark the latest sectarian attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority, which makes up around 10% of Egypt’s population of 85 million . . .more

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