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Muslims attack Christians in south Egypt after rumored affair

CAIRO - A group of Muslims set fire to seven houses belonging to Christians and stripped a woman naked in southern Egypt after rumors that her Christian son had an affair with a Muslim woman, the local church and witnesses said.
The incident took place on May 20 in the southern province of Minya, the local Coptic Orthodox church said in a statement.
The Christian man fled with his wife and children on May 19, said Ishak Ibrahim, a human rights advocate at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. He told Reuters the man's parents went to the police, fearing for their lives.
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