CAIRO, Egypt, May 26, 2017/APO/ --

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo condemns the depraved, horrific terrorist attack today against innocent civilians in Minya.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this heinous, reprehensible assault. We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and we wish the injured a speedy recovery.

The United States continues to stand firmly with the Egyptian government and people to defeat terrorism.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of U.S. Embassy - Cairo.