At least 45 people were killed in bomb attacks April 9 on two Egyptian Coptic churches, including the seat of the Coptic Pope.
Coptic Christians are often targeted by Islamist militants.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for theattacks, which injured more than 100 people and a week before Coptic Easter, with Pope Francis scheduled to visit Egypt later this month. (Reuters)
The Japan Times ST: April 21, 2017