Muslims Torch 8 Christian Homes in Latest Egyptian Violence

Egyptian Muslims torch 8 Christian homes in latest violence.
AINA reported:

A mob of nearly 200 Muslims torched eight Christian homes on Saturday morning in the Upper Egyptian village of Awlad Khalaf. The attack was initiated by a rumor that a house which is being built by Wahib Halim Attia will be turned into a church. Two Christians and one Muslim were injured, no fatalities were reported.

Wahib Halim Attia obtained a license to build a house in the village on a 95 square meter plot. The house grew to an area of 350 square meters but was still on agricultural land that he owns. This gave rise to the rumor that he intended to build a church instead.

Father Weesa Azmy, the priest at St. George Church in the neighboring village of Negou Madam East, said that someone went to the City Council in Dar es Salam and told them about the irregularities in the house construction, and Wahib was ordered to remove the excess by June 24. “Instead Wahib carried on with the construction, which angered the Muslims, who decided to play God and take the law into their own hands; they attacked the construction site and other Christian homes.”

According to Father Weesa, Muslims broke into the home of Ihab Tamer, who defended himself with a rifle. A Muslim who was there to help Ihab was injured by a bullet in his leg from Tamer’s rifle. The matter was explained and resolved with the family of that Muslim.

According to eyewitnesses the Muslims, mostly Salafists and some youngsters, looted and torched eight homes belonging to Wahib Halim Attia and his two brothers, his three cousins and two other Copts, including Ihab Tamer.

The police arrived three hours after the looting and torching had ended.

Hat Tip Ed

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  • Mad Hatter

    I guess this is part of the “Arab Spring” Obama and the Alinsky Media won’t inform the public about.

  • jorgen

    Just some local Arab Spring – nothing to see here. Move along!

  • tommy mc donnell

    not one member of the catholic clergy in america will say a word about this. they are probably too busy helping NASA with that outreach thing.

  • Rose

    But they don’t mean nobody any harm, folks. They are friendly! [sarc con cere]

  • chuck in st paul

    “The police arrived three hours after the looting and torching had ended.”

    Tells ya all you need to know.

  • TiminPhx

    To show his total outrage that Muslims would do this to Jewish and Christian homes, he is ordering One million marshmellows be shipped over immediately.

  • Freddy

    chuck in st paul commented:

    “The police arrived three hours after the looting and torching had ended.”

    Tells ya all you need to know.

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    Yep, just like Chicago!


    “The police arrived three hours after the looting and torching had ended”

    like they give a crap about christians…time to get rid of the mooslum odumbo and start bombing the HEL& out of those slimy rag head countries

  • workingclass artist

    The mohammedians justify this through their text of hate written by a madman…the Koran

  • Rob De Witt

    A little closer to home:

  • Joanne

    As muslims breed like rabbits in our countries, they too will burn our churches and other places of worship and attack Christians, Jews, and all other non-muslims. This is the face of Islam – they are animals.

  • FurryGuyJeans

    The police arrived three hours after the looting and torching had ended.

    I’m surprised the police bothered to show up at all, unless it was to fine the homeowners for polluting and littering.

  • JonahVark

    And this isn’t reported in the NIM because ????????????
    (NIM = Nefarious Incompetent Media)

    Muslims Torch 8 Christian Homes in Latest Egyptian Violence

  • Andreas K.

    Those Christians are “lucky” they ran into “moderate” jihadis. “Radical islamists” would have killed them.

  • Molon Labe

    Was this in Dearborn or Chicago?

  • Rose

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    There are prolly the largest number available now of fabulous teachers who used their career skills (not as teachers) to try to prove the Bible Wrong, such as World Premier Archeologist and one-time famous atheist, Josh McDowell.

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    Psalm 91 – The Soldier’s Shield. The Hiding Place. Amen!

  • Rose

    (NIM = Nefarious Incompetent Media) – That’s a good one! I’m gonna remember that! THANKS!, JonahVark!

  • cat

    Why don’t we pass a law making the Muslim religion a terrorist organization therefore we will not recognize it as a religion. So much for the politically correct, which by the way, I am sick to death of. We are in the shape we are in because the Christians have not taken a stand for Christ and what is right. Pastor Manning is right the government all know what and who Obamma really is a plant put in to destroy our country. There WILL BE RIOTING in the streets before its all over. It is going to get really bad and Obamma has all of this planned. I just hope our military won’t fire on us when he gives the order.