Coptic eyewitness: They targeted victims with bullets to the head

An eyewitness of the “terrorist attack” on the Coptic bus in Egypt’s Minya governorate said that masked men attacked them and killed most of the victims with a bullet to the head.

The eyewitness said the attackers were traveling in four vehicles.

Eyewitnesses and other injured victims said 10 masked gunmen attacked them, while they were heading towards  al-Anba-Sammuel Coptic church in Minya.

They said they were headed to the church in two buses and a small truck.

A video of the victims after the massacre in Minya showed bodies lying on the ground, covered with blood.  According to officials, the casualties have risen to 29, in addition to 24 seriously wounded.

The video was posted by a Coptic Egyptian who was an eyewitness to the incident on his Facebook page.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50