Gunmen Kill 2 Egyptian Policemen Guarding Coptic Church

January 6, 2015 8:29 AM

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Egyptian security officials say gunmen opened fire, killing two policemen guarding a Coptic church south of Cairo.

The attack occurred in the provincial capital of Minya early on Tuesday as members of Egypt's minority Christian Copts observe Christmas Eve, according to the old, Julian calendar.

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