The police have established the identity of a suicide bomber blowing up a Church in Egypt
CAIRO, 13 APR — news, Margarita Kislova. Police have established the identity of the suicide bomber who committed the undermining of the Church in the city of Tanta in Egypt on Sunday, according to news portal “Youm7” with reference to the statement of the interior Ministry of Egypt.
“Managed to establish the identity of the perpetrator of the terrorist act in twante. This is Mamdouh Muhammad Amin Baghdadi, born 25 Jun 1977 in Ken”, — the document says. The person was able to establish the DNA analysis of the remains at the site of the attack and its comparison with the DNA of his relatives. It is reported that the perpetrator was wanted.
Two explosions occurred on April 9 in the churches of Egypt within a few hours. The main Church in the Egyptian city of Tanta were killed, according to various estimates, from 28 to 31, about 80 were injured. Undermining was carried out by a suicide bomber, held in the Church during the service.
Later, a second suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to the Church of Alexandria, which at that time was the Patriarch of the Coptic Church Theodore (Tawadros) II. Among those killed in the terrorist attack are 17 people, among them four police officers who stopped the bomber and would not let him in the Church, that has allowed to avoid large number of victims.
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