Copts, Muslims in violent conflict in Egyptian village
Catholic World News - June 22, 2009
At least 18 people required hospital treatment for injuries suffered in violent confrontations between Muslims and Coptic Christians in an Egyptian village, the French newspaper La Croix reports. The bloodshed occurred on June 21 when militant Muslims attacked a Coptic congregation at worship in the home of a priest in a remote village of southern Egypt-- a region where such confrontations have taken place repeatedly in the past few years.
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