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ISIS claims deadly Cairo church bombing

Suicide bomber Abu Abdallah al-Masri carried out Sunday's attack, the group said in the statement.

By: AFP | Cairo |
December 14, 2016 1:55:00 am
ISIS, Iraq, Iraq bombing, Iraq church bombing, Iraq news, latest news, International news, Iraq news, Iraq church bombing, ISIS and Iraq church bombing, latest news, world news Coffins are laid out during a funeral service for victims of a Sunday church bombing, at the Virgin Mary Church, in Cairo. Egyptians held prayers for 25 Christians killed the day before at a church next to the city’s main Coptic cathedral in what was one of the deadliest attacks on the religious minority in recent memory. (Source: AP )

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a Cairo church that killed 25 people, in a statement circulated on social media on Tuesday.

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Suicide bomber Abu Abdallah al-Masri carried out Sunday’s attack, the group said in the statement, one day after authorities named the bomber as Mahmoud Shafik Mohamed Mostafa.

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