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Egypt Security Forces Kill 19 Involved in Attack on Copts

  • Authorities found assault rifles, Islamic State propaganda
  • Copts make up 10% of population, complain of discrimination
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Egyptian security forces killed 19 militants suspected in a weekend attack on a busload of Coptic Christians, the Interior Ministry said Sunday.

Photos released by the ministry showed several of the suspected militants dead on the ground, as well as personal belongings including posters bearing the logo of Islamic State.