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Iran voices sadness over church incidents in Nigeria, Egypt

Iran voices sadness over church incidents in Nigeria, Egypt

TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (Press Shia) – Iran has voiced deep sadness over the church collapse in a Nigerian city and a terrorist bombing in a church in Cairo, killing as many as 100 worshipers ahead of Christian New Year.A crowded church in the Nigerian city of Uyo collapsed during services on Saturday, killing as many as 160 worshipers and injuring many others. The governor himself was at the...

Explosion near Cairo's Coptic Cathedral kills 24

Explosion near Cairo's Coptic Cathedral kills 24

MOSCOW, Dec. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – At least 24 people died and 35 more were injured in an explosion outside St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Ministry of Health spokesman told the Egyptian state TV. The news website Sada El-Balad cited a source in the investigation team as saying an unknown attacker threw a bomb inside the cathedral during a prayer service. ...