"According to one of the other passengers, when the armed men realized that four of the Egyptians were Christians, they ordered them to disembark and ordered the driver to depart with the other three.
"One of the passengers and the driver tried to asked what was going to happen to the victims. The abductors became angry and began to threaten them, telling them to leave immediately.
"When the remaining passengers reached Egypt, one of them informed the family of the victims. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been notified and has promised to take action..."