Several hours later, after the attack on militants on a bus in which there were pilgrims-Christians, Egyptian President Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi called for an immediate meeting of the narrow security Cabinet.
On Friday, may 26, in the Egyptian province of al-Minya, about 100 km South of Cairo, gunmen attacked the bus, which was traveling pilgrims-Christians of the Coptic community. According to preliminary data, it is about a group of ten militants, whose faces were covered by masks. Representatives of the Coptic community of Egypt told the newspaper «al-Ahram» that the majority of the victims of the attack on the bus – children.
According to the Egyptian website youm7.com that killed at least 25 people, 23 were injured.