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

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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’

Fr Emanuel Youkhana visited the war-torn city last week

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

Security measures put in place due to fears of an Islamist attack

Bishop Tierrablanca said police had stepped up security at churches since last year’s coup attempt

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2017 is set to be another bleak year unless serious progress in tackling terrorism is made