ISIS claims responsibility for the bombings
EZ: At least 43 people died and 119 injured after two explosions at two Coptic churches in two cities of Egypt on Palm Sunday (April 9, 2017), one of the most important days on the Christian calendar. ISIS claimed responsibility for bombings.
The first explosion took place at the Coptic St. George's Church in the city of Tanta, located in the Nile Delta.
At least 27 people died and 78 people were injured in the attack in Coptic St. George’s Church.
The second attack took place at a Coptic church in Alexandria in northern Egypt detonated an explosive device and 16 people have been killed and 41 injured, according to Egyptian authorities.