Members of ruling military council say Christian religious leaders incited Sunday’s deadly violence which left 26 dead.
Egypt’s military has denied any responsibility for the killing of more than 20 Christian protesters on Sunday.
The ruling military council instead blamed public figures, infiltrators and even the protesters themselves, for the violence.
The military’s remarks are in stark contrast with witness and activists accounts, which blame soldiers for shooting and crushing protesters to death.
Al Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports from Cairo.