Egypt Palm Sunday Church Blasts Kill at Least 37

Two blasts targeting Egyptian churches on Palm Sunday killed at least 37 people and wounded more than a 100, according to Health Ministry officials.

The first attack hit a church packed with worshipers in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, north of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 26 people and wounding 78 others, authorities said.

Hours later a second blast went off in front of St Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, killing some 11 and injuring 35. A local police chief was killed in this explosion in the coastal city, the Ministry of Interior told Egyptian television.

FoxNews: The death toll rises to at least 43 people when bombs exploded at two Coptic Christian churches in different cities in northern Egypt as worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday.

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