Egypt declared three days of mourning

Egypt declared three days of mourning

CAIRO, 9 APR — news, Margarita Kislova. Three days of mourning declared in Egypt in connection with the bombings in the churches of Tanta and Alexandria, according to news portal “Dot IFSW” with reference to the statement of the presidential administration.

Two explosions occurred on Sunday in the churches of Egypt within a few hours. The main Church in the Egyptian city of Tanta in the morning, an explosion occurred, killing about 30 people and dozens were injured. A bombing, allegedly carried out a suicide bomber, held in the Church during the service.

Later, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the Church is the second largest city of Egypt was Alexandria, which at that time was the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II. Among the dead in the attack, including four police officers who gave their lives to stop a suicide bomber and did not let him into the Church, that has allowed to avoid large number of victims.