The Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks on churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday. The attacks left dozens of people dead.

On Sunday, an explosion hit a church in Tanta and another one a police station in the same city.

Later, a suicide bomber exploded near the entrance of Saint Mark’s church in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. The blasts killed over 40 people.

The attacks took place on Palm Sunday, a Christian feast commemorating the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. There were lots of people in both churches.

On December 11, a strong blast hit the Coptic Christian cathedral complex in Cairo, killing 25 and wounding 49 people. Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack.

This article (Daesh Claims Responsibility for Church Attacks in Egypt’s Tanta and Alexandria) was originally published on Sputnik News and syndicated by The Event Chronicle.

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