16 August 2013

Egypt: Mursi Supporters Storm Schools, Two Churches in Minya - Eyewitnesses

Supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi barged into two churches and two schools in Minya's Mallawi on Friday.

They attacked and looted the Catholic and the Anglican Churches as well as the Good Shepherd School and the Tahrir Schools Complex, an Aswat Masriya eyewitness reported.

They also torched the Anglican Church, she added.

Some residents heard explosions in the area surrounding the Anglican Church. The source of these explosions could not be immediately verified.

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