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Egyptian army started reconstructing 5 churches in Fayoum

Nader Shoukry

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Tuesday ,19 January 2016

Egyptian army started reconstructing 5 churches in Fayoum

Engineering Department of the Armed Forces visited the demolished churches in Fayoum, south of Cairo, to start reconstructing them in few days.Engineering Department of the Armed Forces visited the demolished churches in Fayoum, south of Cairo, to start reconstructing them in few days.

The churches were burned by the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization in August 14, 2013. 
It’s worth mentioning that Minya was the governorate that suffered the most damage in the attacks of the Muslim Brotherhood after the dispersal of Rabaa Adawia and Nahda sit-ins. More than 16 churches were damaged in addition to dozens of houses and shops of Copts.
 
President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi promised to fix all demolished and burned churches before the end of 2016.