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In Pictures: Church bids farewell to victims of terrorism

A long night of funerals took place at Mar Girgis Church in Tanta, as more than 27 victims of the terrorist attack which left at least 70 others injured on Palm Sunday were mourned. A second attack on St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, where Pope Tawadros II was giving a sermon, saw the …



A long night of funerals took place at Mar Girgis Church in Tanta, as more than 27 victims of the terrorist attack which left at least 70 others injured on Palm Sunday were mourned.

A second attack on St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, where Pope Tawadros II was giving a sermon, saw the police preventing the entry of a suicide bomber who eventually detonated himself right outside the church. At least 16 were killed and more than 40 injured, including seven police officers securing the church’s entrance.

 

Photos by Asmaa Gamal

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