Islamic State claims Cairo cathedral bombing – group’s Amaq news agency | Reuters

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CAIRO Islamic State claimed shortcoming on Tuesday for a self-murder bombing during Cairo’s categorical Coptic cathedral and threatened some-more attacks opposite Christians. The belligerent organisation pronounced in a matter that a self-murder bomber whom it identified as Abu Abdallah al-Masri had detonated his bomb belt inside a church.”Every heathen and dissident in Egypt and everywhere should know that a fight … continues,” a organisation pronounced in a statement, published by a Amaq news agency.

The name it gave for a self-murder bomber differed from that announced by Egyptian authorities on Monday – Mahmoud Shafik Mohammed Mostafa. It gave no explanation.

At slightest 25 people were killed in a conflict and 49 wounded.

(Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Writing by Lin Noueihed; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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First Published On : Dec 14, 2016 02:16 IST