Gunmen attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 23

At least 23 people have been killed and 25 wounded in the attack on a bus with Coptic Christians south of Cairo, the Associated Press reports quoting Egyptian State TV.

The report quotes local health officials as saying that the attack happened on Friday while the bus was traveling on the road to the St. Samuel Monastery in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers, or about 140 miles, south of the Egyptian capital.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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