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On Nov. 2, at least seven Egyptian Christians were shot dead and another 17 injured in an attack on a minibus leaving a baptism at the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor in the southern province of Minya.The Minya attack was therefore embarrassing for Egypt's security. So when local media finally started reporting on the Minya attack, pro-government analysts immediately claimed that terrorists aimed at spoiling Sharm El-Sheikh's event.As Egypt's Christians were mourning the latest victims of terrorist violence, social media users wondered whether Sisi would declare a state of mourning to honor the victims.However, what most infuriated the country's Christian minority and social media users critical of the Egyptian president was the official statement the Interior Ministry issued hours after the shooting.
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