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IS claims responsibility for Egypt bus attack which killed 29 Christians

  • Video report by ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies

So-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Egypt bus attack in which at least 29 Coptic Christians were killed.

Children are said to be among the dead in Friday's attack just outside the capital Cairo.

A further 22 passengers were also injured.

The bus was attacked just outside Cairo.
Children were among the dead.

Witnesses said they saw between eight and 10 attackers dressed in military uniforms and wearing masks shoot at the bus.

The passengers were reportedly en route from the nearby province of Beni Suef to visit a remote monastery when their bus was fired upon.

It is the fourth attack to target Christians since December.