Muslims attack Christians in Egypt

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Thursday, 24 January 2013, 10:28 (EST)
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Thousands of Muslims from Marashda and surrounding villages attacked eight Coptic homes and businesses, including five pharmacies, which were looted and torched. Coptic-owned cars were also torched.

According to a story by Mary Abdelmassih of the Assyrian International News Agency (AINA), the attacks were caused by rumors that a 55-year-old Coptic man, Nader Masoud, sexually assaulted a 6-year-old Muslim girl.

The attacks on the village, which has a mostly Christian population, started with several Coptic businesses being torched and the Church of Abu Fam having its cross demolished and glass smashed.

AINA reported that Anba Kyrollos, Bishop of Nag Hammadi, said a medical check of the Muslim girl proved her “virginity,” but the attacks “took place after the Muslims knew of the medical verdict and the sexual assault was only a rumor.”

Bishop Kyrollos said Masoud turned himself in to police for his own safety. …

 

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13 Responses to Muslims attack Christians in Egypt

  1. Martin says:

    RIOTS in EGYPT – 110 hurts

    Live Updates: Protests, clashes all over the country on revolution’s anniversary

    Scores of protesters chant against the regime during January 25 rallies; clashes between demonstrators and security continue in Cairo, Alexandria and Suez as violence erupts Ismailia and Mahalla

    20:10 Ahram Online’s Osman El-Sharnoubi says traffic on Cairo’s Sixth October Bridge is completely stalled as protesters placed barricades on both sides, forcing vehicles to turn around and drive on the wrong side of the road to get off the bridge. Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters marched towards the state television building Maspero (10 minutes by foot from Tahrir) on the same bridge, while chanting against the incumbent regime and the Muslim Brotherhood.

    Many marchers are talking about the teargas the police have been repeatedly using to disperse the crowds today. Mohamed Shabaan from the Egyptian Current told Ahram Online: “It’s the first time we have experienced this type of gas; it’s not visible.”

    Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters are chanting against Morsi and the Brotherhood in front of the state television building in Maspero, while police forces try to disperse them with teargas.

    more on the page :

    http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContentP/1/63243/Egypt/Live-Updates-Tens-of-thousands-march-to-Tahrir-to-.aspx

  2. Richard says:

    Since when did a rumor have to be correct before the Moslems rioted?

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