Egypt identifies suicide bomber in Alexandria church attack

By REUTERS
April 12, 2017 22:00




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CAIRO - Egypt's interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the Alexandria cathedral attack as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, a resident of Suez province, a statement said on Wednesday.

At least 44 people were killed in attacks on the cathedral and a church in Tanta on Palm Sunday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.


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