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Egypt security forces thwart bombing of church: state television

By Reuters | Published Sat, August 11th 2018 at 15:23, Updated August 11th 2018 at 15:25 GMT +3

Egyptian security forces have thwarted an attempted attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday.

State television did not report if a bomb was successfully detonated or if the attempt resulted in any injuries.

Egyptian churches have become the target of militants in recent years, with attacks often claimed by Islamic State.

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