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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.

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Priest: Church attack is 'an insult to Egypt'

At least three people died after gunmen on a motorcycle fired at wedding guests outside a Coptic Christian church in a Cairo suburb. Credit: RTV

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.

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