List of massacres in Egypt
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|Damanhur massacre||May 10, 1799||Cairo||1,500||The city rebelled against the French, when the French led by General Lanusse recaptured, most of the city inhabitants and rebels were killed and the place was torched.|
|Mamluke massacre||March 1,
|Cairo||470||Heads sent to Istanbul; part of Muhammad Ali's seizure of power|
|1948 Cairo bombings||June–September, 1948||Cairo||70||200 injured. Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt targeted Jewish areas, killing 70 Jews and wounding nearly 200. Riots claimed many more lives.|
|Ras Burqa massacre||October 5, 1985||Ras Burqa||8||An Egyptian soldier opened fire on Israeli vacationers, killing 3 adults and 4 children, as well as another Egyptian soldier.|
|Luxor massacre||November 17, 1997||Luxor||64||killing of mostly tourists, on 17 November 1997, at Deir el-Bahari, an archaeological site and major tourist attraction across the Nile from Luxor, Egypt.|
|Kosheh Massacres||January 2, 2000||Kosheh||21||Over 40 injured; Muslim mob attacked Coptic Christians.|
|2004 Sinai bombings||October 7, 2004||Sinai Peninsula||34||171 injured; Palestinian terrorist group killed 18 Egyptians, 12 Israelis, 2 Italians, 1 Russian, and 1 American.|
|2005 Sharm el-Sheikh attacks||July 23, 2005||Sharm el-Sheikh||64–88||~150 injured; multiple bombs targeting tourist hotels and the bazaar in the resort city on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula.|
|2006 Dahab bombings||April 24, 2006||Dahab||23||~80 injured; three nails bombs exploded targeting the central tourist area of Dahab on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula.|
|Nag Hammadi massacre||January 7, 2010||Nag Hammadi||11||11 injured; Muslim gunmen opened fire on Coptic Christians as they were leaving church.|
|2011 Alexandria bombing||January 1, 2011||Alexandria||23||a homemade nail bomb attack on Coptic Christians in Alexandria on Saturday, 1 January 2011. 23 people died and another 97 were injured, which occurred as Christian worshipers were leaving a New Year service.|
|2011 Imbaba church attacks||7 May, 2011||Imbaba||15||a series of attacks that took place in Egypt on 7 May 2011 against Coptic Christian churches in the poor working-class neighborhood of Imbaba in Giza, near Cairo. The attacks were blamed on Salafi Muslims, the attacks began when Muslims attacked the Coptic Orthodox church of Saint Mina. 232 injured.|
|Maspero demonstrations||9 October, 2011||Cairo||24||The Maspero Massacre initially started as demonstrations by a group of Egyptian Christians, in reaction to the demolition of a church in Upper Egypt. The peaceful protesters who intended to stage a sit-in in front of the Maspiro television building were attacked by security forces and the army, resulting in 24 deaths and 212 injuries, most of which were sustained by Coptic Christians.|
|August 2013 Rabaa massacre||August 14, 2013||al-Nahda Square and Rabaa al-Adawiya Square, Cairo, Egypt||1000+||1000+ killed; police and military opened fire on demonstrators opposing the military's ouster of Mohammad Morsi, the first elected president of Egypt who was removed from power following the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état. In addition to thousands of protester casualties, 8 police officers were killed.|
|Wahat convoy incident massacre||September 12, 2015||Western Desert (Egypt)||12||Egyptian security forces killed 12 people (8 Mexican tourists and 4 Egyptian guides) and injured 10 more (6 Mexican tourists and 4 Egyptian guides) after firing upon a tourist caravan they had mistaken for a terrorist group.|
|Metrojet Flight 9268||October 31, 2015||Sinai Peninsula||224||A Metrojet A321 aircraft carrying mainly Russian tourists was destroyed by a bomb above the northern Sinai following its departure from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, Egypt, en route to Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg, Russia. All 224 passengers and crew on board were killed. The cause of the crash was an onboard explosive device concealed within a can of soda in passenger luggage. ISIL claimed responsibility.|
|Palm Sunday church bombings||April 9, 2017||Tanta & Alexandria||45||On Palm Sunday, 9 April 2017, twin suicide bombings took place at St. George's Church in the northern Egyptian city of Tanta on the Nile delta, and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the principal church in Alexandria, seat of the Coptic papacy. At least 45 people were reported killed and 126 injured. Amaq News Agency said the attacks were carried out by a security detachment of the ISIS.|
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