Bomb­ing at cathe­dral kills 25

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A bomb­ing at Egypt’s main Cop­tic Chris­tian cathe­dral killed 25 peo­ple and wounded an­other 49 on Sunday, ac­cord­ing to Egyp­tian state tele­vi­sion, in the sec­ond deadly at­tack to hit the Egyp­tian cap­i­tal in two days. Egypt’s of­fi­cial MENA news agency said an as­sailant lobbed a bomb into a chapel close to the outer wall of St Mark’s Cathe­dral, seat of Egypt’s Ortho­dox Chris­tian church and home to the of­fice of its spir­i­tual leader, Pope Tawadros II.

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