Tehran condemns terrorist attack on Egypt’s Christians

November 3, 2018

TEHRAN – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has strongly condemned a terrorist attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Christians, which killed and wounded 26 people.

In a statement, Qassemi also sympathized with the survivors and families of the victims of the "despicable" incident, Foreign Ministry website reported on Saturday.

According to Egyptian officials, militants on Friday ambushed three buses carrying Christian pilgrims on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital of Cairo, killing seven people and wounding 19.

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