In twante detained a suspect of involvement in the explosion in the Church
CAIRO, 9 APR — news, Margarita Kislova. The Egyptian security forces detained a suspect of involvement in the explosion in a Church in the Egyptian city of Tanta, according to news portal “Youm7”.
According to available information, the man was next to the Church. He sent to the police Department, conducted the interrogation.
A powerful explosion occurred on Sunday morning in the largest Church of the Egyptian city of Tanta during the Church service. According to preliminary information, the explosive device of great power exploded in the hall for praying. According to eyewitnesses, the explosion carried out by suicide bomber who walked into the Church and undermined the fixed on the body of the explosive device. Killed, according to the latest information, about 30 people, injured up to 70.
Investigators seized records from surveillance cameras, the area of the explosion cordoned off. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered to open military hospitals to receive the injured in the blast. The Prime Minister of Egypt Sherif Ismail said the explosion in the Church “terrorist attack.”
According to Egyptian media, the explosion in the Church was followed by a second explosion near police training center, Tanta. There, according to Egyptian media reports, killing one policeman. Other media deny the information about the second explosion.