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Another Coptic church is attacked by terrorist ISIL in Egypt



The Islamic State (ISIL) claimed on Wednesday that their terrorist organization carried out Tuesday’s attack on the St. Catherine Monastery in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

No civilians were killed in the Islamic State attack; however, the terrorist group did manage to kill one soldier and four military personnel at a checkpoint near the St. Catherine Monastery.

Tuesday’s attack by the Islamic State marks the second in two weeks that the terrorist organization has targeted Egypt’s historical Coptic Christian community.

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