Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree

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Seven Christians have been killed in Arish between Jan. 30 and Thursday

  • Christians fleeing North Sinai after killings and threats

  • Islamic State kills seven Christians in three weeks

  • Egypt battles an Islamic State insurgency in Sinai

  • Militant group now targeting Christians

  • Residents say security forces unable to protect them

By Ahmed Aboulenein

ISMAILIA, Egypt, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Christian families and students fled Egypt's North Sinai province in droves on Friday after Islamic State killed the seventh member of their community in just three weeks.

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