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A priest says 1,000 Christians have fled, with some receiving threats on their mobile phones

The murder – the sixth in less than a month – comes after ISIS promised to step up its attacks

The murders come days after an ISIS video vowed to increase attacks on minority groups

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In a video released on Monday, an ISIS affiliate group said Christians are their ‘favourite prey’

Gamal Tawfiq, 50, was shot in the head by two militants on a motorbike who followed him as he walked from home to work

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At the time of the attack, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi called for the accused to be held accountable

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A 10-year-old girl has died of her injuries following the suicide bombing earlier this month