(Baptist Press) The wholesale looting and burning of Christian buildings in Egypt is not what grieves one Egyptian Christian leader the most. For him, the murder of a 10-year-old girl, gunned down by a Muslim militant on her way home from a Bible study, is the most grievous kind of wound inflicted by the conflict in his country.

“Those are the hardest days we’ve ever witnessed,” the leader, who was not identified for security purposes, told Open Doors, an organization serving the persecuted church.

“The peaceful Egypt is now soaked into violence, hatred and desire [for] revenge,” the leader said.

The following video from Mideast Christian News shows the attack on St. George Church in Sohag.

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