Report: Morsi Supporters Gun Down 10 Year-Old Girl Outside Coptic Church

EGYPT COPTS PROTEST AFTERMATH
Christian Copts march in Egypt

A ten year-old Christian girl was reportedly gunned down by Morsi supporters outside an Evangelical church in Ain Shams this week.
The Christian Post reported, via Religion of Peace:

An horrific attack has taken place against Egypt’s Christian Coptic community, after several unidentified individuals indiscriminately opened fire in front of the Evangelical church in Ain Shams, a suburb of Cairo, killing Jessi Paulis Issa, 10, and injuring dozens of Copts.

According to reports, Issa was the niece of the church’s pastor. After the killing, Issa’s young body was transferred to the Cairo forensics team as the Copt community were left to mourn the latest horrendous attack against them.

“Bearded men belonging to Morsi’s supporters opened fire on the citizens as they were exiting from the church,” one witness described. “They fled the scene in a pick-up truck.”

Pastor Nasrallah Zakaria told Mideast Christian News that the funeral prayers for his niece, Jessi Paulis, would be held this week in the church, after her autopsy is performed. He has described that his niece, Jessi, was leaving her Sunday school class at the church when she was gunned down.

July saw an increase in sectarian violence in which various churches were attacked and Christian-owned shops vandalized.

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