Dahshour Train Accident Victims All Copts, Says Church

BY: Al-Masry Al-Youm
NOVEMBER 18, 2013
Archbishop Bakhoum of the Virgin Mary Church in Fayoum has said that all the victims of the Dahshour train crash were Copts from the same family who were coming home from a betrothal ceremony in a church in Maadi.

He added that the funeral is taking place at the St. George Church on Monday at three o'clock in the afternoon.

Father Paul Halim, spokesperson for ??the Coptic Orthodox Church, relayed the condolences of Pope Tawadros II to the families of the victims.

Among the victims were Adel Sobhy Hanna, Hala Karim Moawad, Hani Karim Mouawad, Nagia Karim Moawad, Ibrahim Hanna Molouk, Sana Hanna Molouk, Mina Isaac Molouk, Youssef Fawzi Suleiman, Girgis Nofail Girgis, Soad Sami, Nermin Jacob Abdel Malak, Menna Jacob Abdel Malak, Salah Khalil Moawad, Marina Imad Nazmy, Diola Fouad Nader, Abanoub Fouad Nader, Naira Isaac Hanna, Menna Isaac Hanna, Fouad Nader, Hager Morris, Nergin Ayman, Samir Girgis, Sameh Samir al-Attit, Isaac Fawzi, Youssef Ayman, Samir Samir, Doris Tawadros Refaat, Dina Refaat Fawzi, Sameh Girgis, Nawal Hanna Molouk, Michael Nabil and Mina Fawzi, in addition to other unidentified victims.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm