Benghazi church set ablaze

Benghazi, 14 March 2013:

Benghazi’s main Coptic Church was set on fire by arsonists today, Thursday. The building is said to have been severely damaged inside.

No one was hurt in the attack. The  attackers whose identity is unknown are said to have told members of the church to get out of the building. The priest was taken to the residence of Egyptian consul for safety.

It is reported in Cairo that the Egyptian Foreign Ministry has condemned the attack and said it would pursue the matter with the Libyan government.

It is the second attack in . . .

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