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ISIS Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Egypt Beheadings

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New York Post

ISIS Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Egypt Beheadings

By Emily Jacobs

Video of a terror group in Egypt with ties to the Islamic State executing one Coptic Christian and two tribesmen is making the rounds online — as the country’s Interior Ministry revealed Monday that it had killed three suspects in the slayings.

The 13-minute video, released late Saturday, showed 62-year-old Nabil Habashi Salama being shot in the back of the head with an AK-47 in the middle of what appeared to be the Egyptian desert.

Three armed militants with their faces blurred stood behind Habashi Salama, who had helped build the sole Coptic church in the area, as he was murdered.

Shortly after, the same three militants took out two tribesmen, whom they accused of fighting with the Egyptian armed forces.

The Coptic Orthodox Church represents between 10 and 15 percent of Egypt’s 100 million people.

The Christians, along with Egyptian security forces, have been the primary targets of ISIS attacks.

Full story https://nypost.com/2021/04/19/isis-affiliate-claims-responsibility-for-egypt-beheadings/