In Egpt At least 20 dead in blast at Cairo church

The blast ripped through the church around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), Egyptian security officials said.

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Egyptian security forces inspect the scene of a bomb explosion at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on December 11, 2016 play

Egyptian security forces inspect the scene of a bomb explosion at the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on December 11, 2016

(AFP)
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An explosion in a Cairo church on Sunday near the headquarters of the Coptic pope killed at least 20 people, the health ministry said.

The blast ripped through the church around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), Egyptian security officials said.

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