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Egypt says Alexandria church suicide bomber identified

By AFP

Added 13th April 2017 05:20 AM

The ministry also said it was "pursuing its efforts" to identify another attacker who targeted another church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta hours earlier on Sunday.

 Egypt says Alexandria church suicide bomber identified

Women mourn the victims of a bombing at the Coptic Christian Saint Mark's church in Alexandria during a funeral procession in Borg El-Arab, east of the city, on April 10, 2017 (AFP Photo/MOHAMED EL-SHAHED)

The ministry also said it was "pursuing its efforts" to identify another attacker who targeted another church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta hours earlier on Sunday.

Egypt's interior ministry said on Wednesday it had identified the suicide bomber behind a deadly attack at the weekend outside a church in the coastal city of Alexandria.

The ministry also said it was "pursuing its efforts" to identify another attacker who targeted another church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta hours earlier on Sunday.

The Palm Sunday bombings killed 45 people and were claimed by the Islamic State group.

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