CAIRO, 9 APR – news, Margarita Kislova. The number of victims of explosion in the Church in the Egyptian city of Tanta has risen to 30, the TV channel “al-Mayadin”.
Earlier it was reported 25 dead and over 50 injured.
A powerful explosion occurred on Sunday morning during a Church service in the Church of the city of Tanta gharbia province in Egypt. Previously, the explosive device of great power exploded in the hall for praying. According to eyewitnesses, the explosion carried out by a suicide bomber.
According to media reports, the explosion in the Church was followed by an explosion in the area of police training center, Tanta. There, according to Egyptian media reports, killing one policeman. Other media deny the information about the second explosion.
Investigators seized records from surveillance cameras, the area of the explosion cordoned off. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered to open military hospitals to receive the victims.