I managed to release the eight girls this way, sometimes with help of the police, other times by paying a ransom. No one did anything and the police took no pre-emptive or security measures in anticipation of the attacks. Jerusalem Post Middle East.
Most of the time they will not marry their kidnapper, but someone else. Locked shops were broken into and looted, vehicles belonging to Copts were demolished. At least two Christians have died in the attacks.