Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on December 11, 2016

in Featured News, News

Roof of church blown out

Roof of church blown out

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Tissues from the bodies of the martyrs plastered on top of the altar wall

Tissues from the bodies of the martyrs plastered on top of the altar wall

OCP News Service – 11/12/16
Pic by Bishop Anba Suriel 

Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo. 

NEWS

More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place at  the minor church of St Peter and St Paul (El-Botroseya) which is attached to the Coptic Orthodox cathedral.

Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

Injured people are provided treatment at the Dar El-Shefaa and Ain Shams University Hospital.

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