Children are among at least 26 people massacred in Egypt and dozens more injured after gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians.The health ministry said the victims had been on their way to the St Samuel the Confessor monastery when they were surrounded by eight to 10 attackers wearing military uniforms and masks.
The Christians' bus was blocked by three vehicles before the militants opened fire, as it travelled through the Minya region towards Maghagha.
Television footage showed a damaged bus by the side of the road with its windows smashed, surrounded by bodies covered in black plastic sheets. Local reports said only three children survived.
There was no immediate claim for the attack, which followed Isis bombings that killed at least 46 people at churches in Tanta and Alexandria over Easter.
The terrorist group has targeted Christians and other religious minorities around the world and has ...