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March 2, 1987
Egyptian police arrested 58 Muslim fundamentalists for setting fire to a Coptic Christian church and attacking university students in separate incidents in southern Egypt. A police spokesman said seven teen-agers were arrested in the burning of Virgin Mary Church in Sohag, 250 miles south of Cairo. The church was set ablaze after rumors circulated that a fire at a nearby mosque had been ignited by Coptic Christians.
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March 2, 1987
Egyptian police arrested 58 Muslim fundamentalists for setting fire to a Coptic Christian church and attacking university students in separate incidents in southern Egypt. A police spokesman said seven teen-agers were arrested in the burning of Virgin Mary Church in Sohag, 250 miles south of Cairo. The church was set ablaze after rumors circulated that a fire at a nearby mosque had been ignited by Coptic Christians.
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