Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Gunmen Attack Christian Wedding in Egypt, 3 Killed, 18 Injured

By Dan Wooding
Founder of ASSIST Ministries

Scene inside the church after the deadly attack
GIZA, EGYPT (ANS) -- Two unidentified gunmen riding motorcycles opened fire on guests exiting the Virgin Church, located in Warrag, Giza, Egypt, on Sunday, October 21, 2013.

According to Mary Abdelmassih of the Assyrian International News Agency (, the gunmen fired automatic weapons as the guests exited the church after attending a wedding ceremony.

According to Reverend Justus, the pastor of the church, one man, one women and an 8 year old girl were killed, and 18 were injured.

Reverend Justus said the gunmen were masked and were able to flee despite traffic congestion.

Anguished women pictured inside the church (Screenshot)
The Director of Giza Security formed a task force to find the gunmen.

The Corniche Road leading to the area was evacuated.
The attack is yet to be classified as "criminal" or "terrorist."

A YouTube video (Arabic) shows scenes from the church after the attack. To view it, please go 

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