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January 27, 2012

Salafists and Muslim Brotherhood on Rampage in Egypt?

The Assyrian International News Agency (AINA) has issued a report about a mob attack on Copts in the village of Kobry-el-Sharbat (el-Ameriya), Alexandria. Three people were injured. The property damage appears to be extensive. AINA reports:

The violence started after a rumor was spread that a Coptic man had an allegedly intimate photo of a Muslim woman on his mobile phone. The Coptic man, Mourad Samy Guirgis, surrendered to the police this morning morning for his protection.

According to eyewitnesses, the perpetrators were bearded men in white gowns. "They were Salafists, and some of were from the Muslim Brotherhood," according to one witness. It was reported that terrorized women and children who lost their homes were in the streets without any place to go.

Further down in the story, AINA quotes a Coptic priest who states the attack was not perpetrated by "Islamists" but by ordinary Muslims. The priest could not explain "why people who have lived together amicably for years could commit such violence." His answer: "Maybe because of lack of security, they think that they can do as they please."

Posted by dvz at January 27, 2012 09:42 PM

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The priest wonders y neighbors would turn on people...i suppose thy dont have holocaust education in egypt...

Posted by: Independent patriot at January 28, 2012 04:43 AM

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