While on his way home from his job as a teacher Friday, a 50-year-old man was shot in the head by two Islamic men in Egypt.
Gamal Tawfiq was riding a small motorized bike before he was attacked and killed in the town of El-Arish.
Tawfiq’s death is another knot on a rope of Christian deaths that have taken place in recent weeks in Egypt. In the span of one month, both a former Egyptian soldier and a store owner were also murdered by Islamic radicals.
Though Coptic Christians only comprise around 10% of Egypt’s population, the visible rise of Christian deaths includes a two-week span in January which saw five other Christian’s murdered at the hands of Islamic attackers.
In December, an ISIS bomb killed 25 Christians, including men, women, and children in a Cairo Coptic church.
“Entire Christian communities have been assaulted by mobs of Muslim radicals on four separate occasions in 2016 because there was a rumor that a church was being constructed,” said William Stark of the International Christian Concern.
“Now, we have witnessed one of the worst assaults on Egypt’s Christian community in years. More must be done to protect Christians and their places of worship in Egypt.”
H/T: Christian Post
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