Blast Near Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral Kills at Least Five: Egyptian Security Sources

A picture taken on February 16, 2015 shows Saint-Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Cairo's al-Abbassiya district where Egypt's Coptic Pope Tawadros II receives condolences, a day after the Islamic State (IS) group posted a video purportedly showing the decapitation of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. In reaction to the gruesome footage of …
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CAIRO (Reuters) – An explosion on Sunday near the Cairo’s Coptic cathedral killed at least five people and injured 10, Egyptian security sources said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

On Friday, two roadside bombs – one in Cairo and one north of the capital – killed six policemen and wounded six others.

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