Christian mother sacrifices life to save two daughters from terrorist attack

CAIRO, Egypt, January 2, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A brave Coptic mother sacrificed her life to save her two daughters during the December 29 terrorist attack targeting Christians at a church in Cairo.

Nermin Sadik, 32, pushed her daughters, Nesma, 11, and Karin, 7, away when she saw the gunman at Saint Mina Coptic Church. Sadik then fell to the ground.

“After falling, the terrorist looked angrily at a necklace on my mother’s neck and then took out a weapon and fired several bullets at us,” Sadik’s elder daughter Nesma, said. “One of them hit my mother.”

Nesma said that the terrorist tried to kill her and her sister, but as the girls’ mother died, she held her daughters in her arms to protect them from the gunfire.

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  • BillyHW

    Pope Francis has wet dreams of this happening in Europe.

    • tom_billesley

      He wants more martyrs on his watch.

      • Islam at work.

        Nothing to look at for progressives.

  • Watchman

    Fake News: “Trudeau criticises Egyptian Nermin Sadik for islamophobia, interfering in a sacred Islamic traditional activity and for preventing her two children participating.” /sarc

  • jayme

    “Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” (John, 15:13)

  • ontario john

    The Toronto Star will have a story that the mother is obviously Islamophobic.

  • This sort of thing can be prevented if we arm Christians.