BREAKING: Egypt Launches Air Strikes on Libyan Militants Following Islamic Attack Against Egyptian Christians

Friday, following the Islamist murder of 28 Coptic Christians on a bus in Egypt, the Egyptian government launched air strikes in Libya against the militants who killed the Christians in Egypt.

TGP reported earlier that Islamists opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt.

At least 26 28 Christians were slaughtered in the latest Islamist attack.

Egypt has responded by launching air strikes on Libya.

Reuters reports:

BREAKING: Egypt has launched air strikes on Libya – state news agency

Reuters followed up:

MORE: Egyptian air strikes in Libya were directed at camps where militants who attacked Christians in Egypt were training- military sources

RT reports:

Egyptian fighter jets have struck militant camps following the deadly attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has announced. The strikes were carried out in eastern Libya, state television said.

Egypt’s president also vowed to continue striking bases used to train militants and who carry out terrorist attacks in his country, regardless of the camps’ location, Reuters cited him as saying. He also reiterated that the countries financing, training and arming terrorists should not get away unpunished.

“We will not hesitate to protect our people from the evil,” he said in a televised speech on Friday.

This story is currently developing.

 

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