Dozens Killed and Injured As Blast Hits Church in Cairo

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 20173 views
Published: January 13, 2017Updated: January 14, 2017

A blast hit a church connected to the Saint Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Abbasiya neighbourhood in Cairo on December 11, killing 25 and injuring 35, according to <a href="" target="_blank">local reports</a>.

Children and women were among the victims, another <a href="" target="_blank">local media organization said</a>. <br />There was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

This video was shared by a local resident in Cairo and is described as showing scenes outside the cathedral.

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