Sunday, December 11, 2016

Coptic Worshipers Killed In Bomb Blast

This morning during Sunday worship, a bomb exploded in the St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo, Egypt.  At least 25 people have reportedly been killed.  The church is adjacent to St. Mark's Cathedral, the seat of the Coptic pope.  The bomb is said to have contained 12 kilograms of TNT.  Whether the bomb had been thrown into the church or had been planted there earlier has not been determined.

Read more at BBC News, RTE, Sky News, Al Jazeera and CNN.

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