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Interior Ministry: Suspect in Boutroseya Church blast arrested

Friday، 06 January 2017 - 02:03 PM

One of two fugitive suspects, involved in a suicide attack that rocked the Boutroseya Church last year, was arrested, the Interior Ministry said.
The arrested suspect, Karam Ibrahim, was identified along with another fugitive, Mohab Mostafa, as the main suspects in this deadly incident.
Efforts are ongoing to arrest the other suspect on run, the ministry added.

On December 11, 28 people were killed while scores others were injured in the explosion that occurred inside Boutroseya Church during a Sunday mass.

Boutroseya Church is only meters away from the St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in the Abbasiya district in Cairo.


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