Terrorist and Organized Criminal Search Data Base

Section: Flash Points

At least 21 people were killed in a suicide attack on the Coptic Church in Alexandria

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PTSS 2011-01-04
Egypt; Alexandria

At least 21 people were killed and 70 others were wounded when a suicide bomber attacked the Coptic al-Qiddissin (Saints) Church in the Sidi Bechr district of Alexandria late on 31 December. A nearby mosque was also damaged in the attack, and eight Muslim civilians were among those wounded.

22.02.2011. 17:07:17