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Bloody Palm Sunday In Egypt
Bombs tore through Egyptian cities of Tanta and Alexandria churches as worshippers were marking Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter.
  • Apr 10, 2017

    A man sits at right as a suicide bomber detonates at the front gates into St. Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt. The bomber was stopped by security at the gate and forced to go through a metal detector before detonating at the gates. Bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in different cities in northern Egypt as worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday, killing dozens of people and wounding many more in an assault claimed by the Islamic State group.
    Egyptian Interior Ministry via AP
  • Apr 10, 2017

    A suicide bomber, bottom of screen, tries to walk into St. Mark's Coptic Cathedral, but security guards force him to pass through the metal detector, left, then he detonated a bomb, in Alexandria, Egypt.
    Egyptian Interior Ministry via AP
  • Apr 10, 2017

    People look at damage inside the St. George's after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt.
    AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
  • Apr 10, 2017

    Blood stains pews inside the St. George Church after a suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt.
    AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
  • Apr 10, 2017

    Blood and discarded belongings are seen after an explosion hit Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt, killing several people, just after Pope Tawadros II finished services.
    AP Photo/Hazem Gouda
  • Apr 10, 2017

    People clean up debris after an explosion hit Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt.
    AP Photo/Hazem Gouda
  • Apr 10, 2017

    People search through debris after an explosion hit Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt.
    AP Photo/Hazem Gouda
  • Apr 10, 2017

    A man sits on a bench outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt. The attack took place on Palm Sunday, the start of the Holy Week leading up to Easter, when the church in the Nile Delta town of Tanta was packed with worshippers.
    AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
  • Apr 10, 2017

    This frame grab from video shows an ambulance outside Saint Mark's Cathedral following a suicide bombing that killed several people, just after Coptic Pope Tawadros II finished services, in the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt.
    AL-MASRY AL-YOUM, via AP
  • Apr 10, 2017

    People react in anger following an explosion at Saint Mark's Cathedral in the coastal city of Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt, killing several people, just after Pope Tawadros II finished services.
    AP Photo/Hazem Gouda
  • Apr 10, 2017

    Relatives and onlookers swarm around a car outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt.
    AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
  • Apr 10, 2017

    People gather outside the St. George's Church after a deadly suicide bombing, in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt.
    AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty
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