Egypt expects a speedy investigation from Libyan authorities after seven Egyptian Christians were found shot dead on a beach in eastern in eastern Libya, a foreign ministry spokesmen said Monday.
Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdul al-Ati denounced the “heinous” crime in a statement, and said Cairo “expects [Tripoli] to hand in the latest results of its investigation as soon as possible and bring those accused to justice.”
This is the second such execution-style killing since the start of the year.
Initial information reported by an individual who escaped the scene of the killings indicates that “the incident took place Sunday between 10:30 and 11 pm when gunmen stormed one of the buildings where Egyptians lived. They entered the first floor and took eight citizens,” he added.
The spokesman said that the foreign minister is “following up with Libyan authorities over the killing of the seven Egyptians in Jroutha ...