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Egypt Security Forces Thwart Bombing of Church


Reuters 11 Aug 2018, 12:11 PM Egypt Arab Rep.

CAIRO, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have thwarted an attempted attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday.

State television did not report if a bomb was successfully detonated or if the attempt resulted in any injuries.

Egyptian churches have become the target of militants in recent years, with attacks often claimed by Islamic State.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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