Explosion rocks Egyptian church, killing at least 21 and injuring dozens

The blast unfolded as Coptic Christians were commemorating Palm Sunday at St. George’s Church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, about 80 miles north of the capital, Cairo.

Mar Girgis Coptic Church Tanta Egypt – At least 21 killed and 69 injured in explosion at Coptic church in Egypt’s Tanta, says ministry

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Update: Two killed in suicide bombing outside Alexandria church

A suicide bomber killed at least two people and injured 21 in front of a church in Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday, state television said.

FoxNews reports 6 confirmed dead.

Belfast Telegraph: 37 killed in bomb attacks on Egyptian churches

Egypt’s Health Ministry said an explosion at a church in the coastal city of Alexandria killed 11 people and wounded at least 35 others.

It was the second attack targeting Egypt’s Coptic Christians after a bomb in a church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta killed 26 people and wounded more than 70.

FoxNews: ISIS claims responsibility for twin bombings at two packed Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday that killed at least 37 and left over 100 injured.

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