BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Killed In Egypt Church Blasts On Palm Sunday; Islamic State Claims Responsibility (UPDATE 3)


By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for bombings that killed at least 43 people and injured many more at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, one of the most important days on the Christian calendar.

URGENT BREAKING NEWS: Egypt’s Mubarak Condemns Church Bombing; 21 Killed (UPDATE)

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By BosNewsLife Middle East Service with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos

CAIRO, EGYPT (BosNewsLife)-- Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday, January 1, urged citizens of all faiths, including Christian Copts and Muslims to resist "terrorist acts", after a church bombing killed at least 21 people and injured nearly 80 others.