A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the Church in Alexandria

The explosion occurred at the entrance to the Church in Alexandria, Egypt, reports Reuters. We are talking about the Cathedral of St. Mark.

With reference to local television Agency reported two dead and 21 wounded.

Bashayer newspaper said that the undermining was carried out by the suicide bomber. According to the publication, he detonated the bomb after security personnel prevented him to go inside the building.

The incident occurred on Sunday, April 9, several hours after the double attack in the city of Tanta. There is a first explosion occurred near the Coptic Church of Mar-Girgis, where many believers gathered on the occasion of palm Sunday, and then another device detonated at the local police training centre. In the first case, according to available information, the death toll reached 30, the second reported the death of one person.

While no group has claimed responsibility for the attack either in Tanta or in Alexandria.

In December last year in the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo, an explosion occurred, which killed 22 people. Responsibility for the attack claimed by the group “Islamic state” (IG; banned in Russia). The militants promised “to continue the war against the apostates”.