#United_On_PalmSunday: Explosions hit Tanta and Alexandria Leaving Deaths and Injuries

A large number of christians have died today’s morning in an explosin in the Coptic church in Tanta. The church of Mar Girgis was full of worshippers on Palm Sunday, a christian feast where they remember the day Jesus entered Jerusalem. The bomb left at least 21 dead and 40 injured.

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Several hours after the first bombing, another one took place in front of Saint Mark’s church in Alexandria. The suicide bombing in Alexandria left at least 6 killed, 33 injured, and a fallen building according to the state TV. Three policemen are among the dead in Alexandria, including Adel El-Rakiby the head of the police department in Atarin district.

The story is still developing, all we can do right now is pray for the safety of everyone.

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