Egypt identifies suicide bomber in Alexandria church attack | Reuters

CAIRO Egypt's interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the Alexandria cathedral attack as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, a resident of Suez province, a statement said on Wednesday. At least 44 people were killed in attacks on the cathedral and a church in Tanta on Palm Sunday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Reuters April 13, 2017 01:00:09 IST
Egypt identifies suicide bomber in Alexandria church attack
| Reuters

Egypt identifies suicide bomber in Alexandria church attack
 Reuters

CAIRO Egypt's interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the Alexandria cathedral attack as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, a resident of Suez province, a statement said on Wednesday.

At least 44 people were killed in attacks on the cathedral and a church in Tanta on Palm Sunday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.

(Reporting by Haitham Ahmed; Witing by Amina Ismail; Editing by Alison Williams)

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