Egypt bomb blast kills at least 25 worshippers in Cairo church

Egyptian security forces gather at the site of an explosion at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo on December 11, 2016A bomb blast killed at least 25 worshippers during Sunday mass inside a Cairo church near the seat of the Coptic pope who heads Egypt’s Christian minority, state media said. The explosion ripped through the church at around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), Egyptian security officials said. The blast in the church adjacent to Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in the Abbasiya neighbourhood shattered its glass windows and left a scene of carnage in the main prayer hall.

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