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Gunmen kill 28 Coptic Christians in Egypt

Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced a three-month state of emergency following twin church bombings by the Islamic State group that killed dozens on Palm Sunday, the deadliest attacks on the minority in recent memory.

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A bomb blast tore through a church near Cairo’s Coptic cathedral during a service Sunday, killing 23 people in the deadliest attack in recent memory on Egypt’s Christian minority.

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