Bomb blast at Cairo church kills at least 25

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At least 25 people are dead after a bomb went off at a Coptic church in central Cairo, according to Egyptian state TV and Associated Press Reports, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the minority Christians in recent memory.

CNN reports the explosion took place in the small church of St. Peter and St. Paul attached to the St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, according to the Coptic Church’s official spokesperson.