Egyptian jets carry out 6 strikes against terror camps in Libya

The military published footage of the strikes but declined to say where they took place. Egypt's Coptic Christians have emerged as a top target of ISIS.

The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said.

The group has no known connections to IS in Egypt.

"We will avenge them or die like them", mourners said, while marching with a giant wooden cross.

Arab TV stations showed images of a bus riddled with bullet holes, with many of its windows shattered and bloodstains on the seats. Clothes and shoes could be seen lying in and around the bus. An Interior Ministry spokesman said the unidentified gunmen had arrived in three four-wheel-drive vehicles. The gunmen then fired at the vehicles with automatic weapons before fleeing, they added.

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The Copts killed on Friday had been travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from Minya province when their bus came under fire.

Security forces launched a hunt for the attackers, setting up dozens of checkpoints and patrols on the desert road. Heavily armed special forces arrived later wearing face masks and body armor.

The injured were taken to local hospitals and some were being transported to Cairo.

"Egypt will not hesitate in striking terror camps anywhere, either inside (the country) or outside it", Sisi said. This merciless slaughter of Christians in Egypt tears at our hearts and grieves our souls.

Summary: Ten gunmen attacked a bus of Christians heading to prayer in Egypt.

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President Donald Trump on Friday decried an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that left at least 28 dead, calling on allies to band together to defeat terrorism.

Francis made a historic visit to Egypt last month in support of the embattled Coptic minority and to plead for tolerance and dialogue.

Coptic Christians, whose church dates back almost 2,000 years, make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 92 million.

On April 9, two suicide bombers hit Saint George's Cathedral in Tanta and St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, killing and injuring dozens in the deadliest attack against civilians in the country's recent history.

Suicide bombers with the militant group struck a Cairo church on December 11, next to the seat of the Coptic pope, killing 29 people and injuring dozens.

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Friday's attack followed two suicide bombings of churches in April that killed 45 Copts. However, sources told the BBC that many Copts complain that authorities are not doing enough to protect them.

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