Iran slams Egypt Christian bus attack

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned the attack on a bus carrying Egyptian Christian.

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi in a statement described the move as ‘hateful’.

The Iranian official expressed solidarity with the bereaved families of the victims and wished immediate recovery of the injured.

Gunmen have killed at least seven Christians in an attack on a bus near a Coptic monastery in northern Egypt, dispatches reported.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but extremists have previously targeted the Christians on the same road south of Cairo.