Bomb blast in main cathedral in Cairo kills 25

There was no claim of responsibility for attack

Bomb blast in main cathedral in Cairo kills 25

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 25 people were killed in a bomb explosion inside the main Coptic cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Sunday, according to the Health Ministry.

The ministry said 31 people were also injured when a bomb exploded inside the Coptic Orthodox Church in Abbasiya neighborhood in central Cairo.

According to the ministry, most of those injured in the blast were women and children.

Earlier, Egyptian television said 20 people had been killed in the bombing.

There was no claim of responsibility for the explosion, which came two days after six policemen were killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital on Friday.

Last Mod: 11 Aralık 2016, 14:12
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