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19 militants killed by Egyptian security following attack on Christians

The Egyptian interior ministry said on Sunday that forces killed 19 militants who were involved in the deadly attack on Christian worshippers that took place on Friday. The ministry said that the men were killed in a shootout in a mountainous region in the western part of the province of Minya.

Several mourners gathered on Saturday for the funeral of the seven Coptic Christians killed by the militants who opened fire on them. The group was heading to the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor, located in the south of Cairo in the western desert.

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