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="http://www.youm7.com/story/2016/12/11/%D9%88%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D8%AD%D8%A9-%D9%84%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%A7%D8%A8%D8%B9-%D9%88%D9%81%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%AA-%D8%AA%D9%81%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%A7%D8%AA%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%A7%D8%A6%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%AA%D8%AE%D8%B7%D9%89-25-%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%88%D9%86/3005082" target="_blank">local reports</a>.

Children and women were among the victims, another <a href="http://network.cbc-eg.com/topic/extra/30441" 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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