To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Terrorist Attack Rocks Egypt: 26 Christians, Including Children, Murdered as They Headed to Church

Leah Marieann Klett : May 26, 2017  The Gospel Herald

Only three of the children traveling with the worshippers survived.

(Egypt)—[Gospel Herald] Suspected Islamic extremists attacked a group of Coptic Christians—many of them children—in southern Egypt on Friday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 26 others as they were driving to a monastery. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

A Christian official in Minya Province, south of Cairo, said the assailants opened fire on a pickup truck carrying workmen and a bus carrying worshippers heading towards the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor in Minya province. Only three of the children traveling with the worshippers survived, local media claimed.

Khaled Mogahed, the Health Ministry spokesman, said that the death toll reached 26 but feared it could rise further.

Click here to read more.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

 
Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News
     
 

Search the Articles Archives

Keyword  
Author  
Words Posted on
Day Month Year
 

Not all search fields are required


To Order by Phone Call: 1-866-354-5245 (1-541-926-3250 outside the U.S.)

BCN Plus

New Elijah List Home
An BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
A BCN Paid Advertisement
BCN Store
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


Teresa Neumann
Teresa Neumann, Reporter

BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 
BCN Contact Info

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2017. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

541-924-3906