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Security service thwarts bomb attack Cairo

CAIRO – Egyptian security officials have a bomb attack on a church just outside Cairo, have been thwarted. That has the state television on Saturday announced. A suicide bomber with a vest full of explosives on the way to the house of worship in Qalyubiyah. When he got to about 250 metres before the entrance was stopped, he blew himself up. There were no other victims.

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A spokesman of the ministry of Health reported that, in the presence of a unknown object was detonated with a dead result, but no injuries.

Islamic extremists have in recent years, several bloody attacks claimed on the goals of the christian minority in Egypt. The last was in december at a coptic orthodox church in a suburb of Cairo. A terrorist fell during a service in and shot eleven worshippers dead. IS demanded the responsibility.

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