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Islamists murder Coptic teacher in northern Sinai

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:47
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DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. February 17, 2017, 7:41 PM (IDT)

Terrorists from the ISIS Sinai affiliate gunned down Gamal Tawfoq, 50, a Coptic Christian teacher, on his way to school in the northern town of El Arish on Thursday. He was shot in the head by two gunmen on a motorbike, the second Christian to be murdered in less than a week in the region.

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