Second church bombing in Egypt reported on Palm Sunday

By REUTERS, YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
April 9, 2017 14:08

 
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CAIRO - A blast in front of a Christian church in Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday has injured several people, state news reported.

The explosion comes just hours after a bombing rocked a Coptic church in Egypt's Nile Delta, killing at least 25 people and injuring 60.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either blast and their causes remain unknown.

According to Egyptian media, several hospitals in Alexandria were placed on emergency alert in light of the explosion at the church.


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