Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Minya have torched Soldiers of Christ Orphanage in Palace Square. The orphanage lied next to their sit-in in Palace Square, Minya.
The Muslim Brotherhood also looted and torched shops in Menia.
Supporters of former president Mohamed Morsy have burnt the houses and shops of the Copts in Beni Mazar, Minya, after they had looted them.
UPDATE: Today 4 churches, 1 Christian school, large number of Christians shops nationwide were burned. Copts evicted from a village.
How very sad—
Very very sad picture. A Franciscan Sisters school burning. I read it was built over 100 years ago. pic.twitter.com/PML6bd87LI
— The Big Pharaoh (@TheBigPharaoh) August 16, 2013