21 Christians were murdered last night when a car bomb exploded as they were leaving New Year’s Mass.
A man mourns over a family member killed in a car bomb attack on a Christian church in Alexandria on January 1, 2011. A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Coptic church on Saturday, killing 21 people and wounding 79 others in an attack President Hosni Mubarak said was the work of “foreign hands.” (AFP)
Barack Obama released a statement today claimed the victims were both Christian and Muslim.
From the White House:
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The attack on a church in Alexandria, Egypt caused 21 reported deaths and dozens of injured from both the Christian and Muslim communities.
All 21 of the victims in the attack were Christian. No Muslims died in the attack.
Catholic Online reported:
The explosion, during the first hour of the New Year, left 21 dead, 79 injured and questions about possible involvement of al-Qaida. All but eight of the injured and all the fatalities were Christians from Saints Church, located on the eastern side of the coastal city.
He’s afraid to say Islamic extremism.
Now he’s making up Muslim victims too.