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9 persons were killed in Mar Mina Church attack

 NEWS DESK – A spokesman for the Egyptian Health Ministry said that 9 persons have lost their lives and 5 were wounded in the attack on Mar Mina al-Ajaybi Church in Helwan, south of Cairo.

Spokesman Khalid Mujahid said in an interview with Egyptian TV that among the injured were 2women who were transferred to the intensive care unit at Helwan Hospital and described the condition of the other 3 injured as light and medium.

The Egyptian media said that one of the Mujahideen was killed and published pictures in the street, and (al-Yaum al-Sabee) site said that the explosive belt which he was wearing had been dismantled.

While the Egyptian newspaper al-Dustour reported that another gunman was arrested after being hit.

(H/S)

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