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Egypt: attacks on Coptic Christians

One Christian is dead, several others were wounded and a fire gutted a church building, after Muslims across Egypt waged a weekend of violence against Copts in July.

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Protests against the killing of Copts | photo: Flickr(Talk Radio News Service)

In Tahana El-Gabal village in Minya Governorate on 17 July Fam Mary Khalaf, 27, was overpowered by a group of Muslims who stabbed him repeatedly in the chest. One of the knife stabs went directly into his heart, killing him instantly, a statement from the local parish reported.