Egyptian Christians Are Attacked – level 2

05-06-2017 07:00

Gunmen shot at a bus in Egypt that was heading to a Christian holy site. Twenty-eight Egyptian Christians were killed. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Islamic State attacked the Christians last month with two suicide bombs. A survivor of the bus attack said that the attackers wore military uniforms and masks.

The Egyptian government added more security around Christian holy sites since the spate of attacks. The president said that he will punish who is responsible. However, threats continue from Islamist groups and the Christian minority will likely be attacked again.

Difficult words: claim responsibility (say that you did something), spate (when many things happen at once), minority (a small group).

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