Egypt's interim PM condemns deadly church attack

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.

Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi.
Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi. Credit: AA/ABACA/Press Association Images

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".


3 dead in Egypt church attack

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.