- 4 updates
Egypt's interim prime minister has condemned the "callous and criminal" attack outside a Coptic church in Cairo that killed three people, including an eight-year-old girl.
Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi pledged in a statement that the police would do everything possible to bring the perpetrators to justice.
He said such attacks will "not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation's Muslims and Christians".
After gunmen fired at Egyptian wedding guests, Coptic priest Thomas Daoud Ibrahim at the Church of the Virgin Mary said: "What happened is an insult to Egypt, and its not directed only at the Coptic Christians. We are destroying our own country.
"Just imagine what people outside of Egypt will think when they hear that something like this has happened. We are an internationally known church.
An eight-year-old and two others were killed when gunmen on a motorcycle fired at wedding guests outside a Coptic Christian church in a Cairo suburb, state news agency MENA reported.
The masked assailants shot randomly at guests as they left the church, security sources said.
Gunmen fired on Egyptian wedding-goers outside a Coptic Christian church in a Cairo suburb the evening, killing two people and wounding seven, security sources said.
The men were on a motorcycle and shot at the people as they left the church, the sources said.