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Worshipers Killed in Palm Sunday Bombings in Egypt

Terrorists - now claiming to be the Islamic State (ISIS) - attacked Palm Sunday services in Egypt. The Times of Israel reports that suicide bombers struck two churches, killing at least 37 worshipers:

The Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches on Sunday in the deadliest attacks on the country’s Christian minority in recent memory.

“Islamic State squads carried out the attacks on two churches in Tanta and Alexandria,” said the group’s Amaq News Agency in a statement published on social media accounts.

The two bombing attacks, in which at least 37 people were killed, appeared to be coordinated, with the first going off at a Coptic church north of Cairo Sunday morning, followed by a second explosion at a church in the coastal city of Alexandria in the afternoon.

According to the Health Ministry, at least 11 people were killed and 33 wounded when a car bomb detonated outside the St. Mark’s Church in the coastal city of Alexandria...

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