The death toll in a suicide attack near a Church in Alexandria, Egypt increased. This was reported to the Ministry of health of Egypt, reports “Correspondent” with reference to AFP.
“The number of victims in the Church of Alexandria rose to 11: the Ministry of health”, – is spoken in the message.
The explosion occurred near the Cathedral, when it was the head of the Coptic Church Theodore II. According to media reports, he was not injured and is safe.
Meanwhile, as reported by the local media in the city there was a second explosion, but official confirmation of this information and data about possible victims did not arrive yet.
Recall, the explosion occurred in front of the entrance to the Cathedral of St. Mark. This is the second attack today on a Church in Egypt. Earlier, a suicide bomber blew up himself in the Christian Church in the city of Tanta, killing 25 to 30 people, injured more than 70. Some time later, another explosion occurred near a police station in Tanta.