Egypt police kill 19 militants allegedly linked to Copt attack

Those killed in the exchange of fire were part of a cell that left dead seven Coptic pilgrims in Friday's attack in Minya province. (Supplied)

Nineteen suspected militants linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday.

Those killed in the exchange of fire were part of a cell that left dead seven Coptic pilgrims in Friday's attack in Minya province, a statement by the ministry said.

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