Egyptian Copts pray for victims of mosque attack in emotional photo

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Farid al-Naqrashi, who posted the photo on his Facebook page, said these prayers were performed at a Coptic church in North Cairo.

A photo of Egyptian Copts praying for the victims of Friday’s deadly mosque attack in Sinai has been widely circulated on social media.

Farid al-Naqrashi, who posted the photo on his Facebook page, said these prayers were performed at a Coptic church in North Cairo.

“These prayers are for the victims, may God have mercy on them and grant patience to their families,” the caption said.

Social media users interacted with the photo and widely shared it, reflecting the Egyptians’ solidarity and revealing terrorism’s failure in inciting sectarianism and sowing divisions.

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