Monday, June 27, 2011

Suspects in Sohag Clashes Detained

Two suspects in Saturday's violence between Muslims and Orthodox Copts in the Upper Egyptian city of Sohag have been detained pending further investigation into their involvement in the violence, which left eight houses belonging to Copts burned to the ground. The conflict erupted when rumors spread amongst the city's Islamists that a Copt was building an unlicensed church. More here.

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