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The Saints Church in Alexandria gets security enhancements

Amany Moussa

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Thursday ,12 December 2013

The Saints Church in Alexandria gets security enhancements

The Saints Church in Alexandria is getting security enhancements this year with the celebrations of Christmas and the new year.The Saints Church in Alexandria is getting security enhancements this year with the celebrations of Christmas and the new year.

The  Coptic Christians Church was attacked in Alexandria, Egypt, on Saturday, 1 January 2011. 
 
Twenty three people died as a result of the attack, which occurred as Christian worshipers were leaving a new year service. Some 97 more were injured. 
 
The attack was the deadliest act of violence against Egypt's Christian minority in a decade, since the Kosheh massacre in 2000 left 21 Copts dead.