Al Qaeda Leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri calls followers to: sharia law, take up arms and target Christians in Egypt

Published on July 7, 2013

A bloodthirsty gang is filmed flinging r­ivals to their deaths from the  top of a building as violence spirals out of control in Egypt.

Horrific scenes captured on a mobile phone and posted on YouTube show a group  of men surrounded by captors in the north-east city of Alexandria, the Sunday  People can report.

Sickeningly, the victims are tossed head-first from a ledge. They land on the  ­concrete roof below, where they are beaten and left for dead.

Clashes between opponents and supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi  intensified yesterday, leaving 36 people dead. British tourists were feared to  be at risk of terrorist attack last night after the head of al  Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, issued a call to arms after the military coup ousted  Islamist Morsi.

In a chilling statement, he called for sharia law, claimed democracy had  failed and vowed to target Christians, who he said were involved in “a war on  Islam”.

It led to concerns about the safety of tourist areas popular with  Britons.

Islamist terror group Ansar Al Sharia, which was linked to the killing of the  American ambassador to Libya, said it would gather arms and start training for  the imposition of Islamic rule.

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