A picture taken on December 29, 2017 shows blood stains on the floor next to a poster of the late Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria following a gun attack at a church south of the Egyptian capital Cairo.
A gunman opened fire on a church, killing four people before policemen shot him dead, state media and officials said.  / AFP PHOTO / Samer ABDALLAH        (Photo credit should read SAMER ABDALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)