Egypt Attacks Libyan Site in Retaliation to Bus Attack

2017/05/27 – Egypt’s army says intensive air strikes carried out on terrorist elements in Libya after attack on Egyptian Copts – Ahram Online

Egypt’s armed forces carried out intensive air strikes by night and day targeting terrorist elements in Libya following a Friday attack in Egypt’s Minya that left 29 Coptic Christians dead, an army spokesman statement read.


The army statement said it carried the attack upon the directions of the president and after “coordination and full examination of the information.”


Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s population of 92 million.

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