Egypt refers church bombing suspects to military judiciary

By REUTERS
May 21, 2017 16:10
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CAIRO - Egypt's public prosecutor has referred 48 people to the military judiciary for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of forming or joining Islamic State cells.

In a statement on Sunday Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek said some of the suspects held leadership positions in Islamic State cells that carried out attacks on churches in Cairo, Alexandria, and Tanta in December and April that killed more than 70 people.


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