Egypt’s Top Sunni Authority Condemns Cairo Church Blast That Killed ‘At Least’ 25

The head of Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top Sunni authority, condemned a bomb blast on Sunday that killed at least 25 worshippers inside a Cairo church as “a great crime” against all Egyptians.

“The vile terrorist explosion” was “a great crime against all Egyptians”, Al-Azhar’s grand imam, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, said in a statement.

The explosion struck inside a church near the seat of the Coptic pope who heads Egypt’s Christian minority, at around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), security officials said.

Source: National News Agency