Egypt's ministry of interior identifies Tanta church suicide bomber - state TV | Reuters

CAIRO Egypt's interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the church bombing in the Nile Delta city of Tanta as Mamdouh Amin Mohamed Baghdadi, a resident of Qena, south of Cairo, state television said on Thursday.

At least 45 people were killed in attacks on a cathedral in Alexandria and the church in Tanta on Palm Sunday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks.

(Reporting by Asma Alsharif; editing by Andrew Roche)

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Updated Date: Apr 14, 2017 00:00:08 IST

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