Egypt court sentences two defendants to death

CAIRO, An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two defendants to death and eight others to imprisonment with varying terms over a church attack in Cairo in 2017.

The jailing terms range between life sentence, 10 years and three years in prison, while only one defendant was acquitted, Egypt’s official news agency (MENA) reported.

The defendants allegedly attacked a church in Helwan in south Cairo in December in 2017, leaving nine Christians and a policeman dead.

Source: Kuwait News Agency