At least 21 were killed and 69 others injured inside a church in Egyptian church in Nile Delta city of Tanta on Sunday.
According to the ministry of health, death toll is expected to rise citing some of those injured are in critical situation.
Islamic State terrorist group which claimed responsibility for the vicious attack on Christians had planted a device inside the church that detonated killing worshippers who were marking Palm Sunday, state-run media reported.
This is the second major attack on a church after the bombing at Cairo’s largest Coptic cathedral killed at least 25 people and wounded 49 in December, many of them women and children in a deadliest attack on Egypt’s Christian minority in years.
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