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Explosion in front of church in Alexandria, Egypt, state television reports

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Damage from the explosion around Cairo's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral is seen inside the cathedral in Cairo, Egypt December 11, 2016. © REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Damage from the explosion around Cairo's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral is seen inside the cathedral in Cairo, Egypt December 11, 2016.

A blast in front of a Christian church in Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday has injured several people, state news reported.

The explosion comes just hours after a bombing rocked a Coptic church in Egypt's Nile Delta, killing at least 25 people and injuring 60.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either blast and their causes remain unknown.

Relatives and onlookers gather outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017. © Ahmed Hatem/AP Photo Relatives and onlookers gather outside a church after a bomb attack in the Nile Delta town of Tanta, Egypt, Sunday, April 9, 2017.

Two killed in suicide bombing outside Alexandria church -Egypt state TV

A suicide bomber killed at least two people and injured 21 in front of a church in Alexandria, Egypt on Sunday, state television said.

The blast occurred hours after a bombing rocked a Coptic church in Tanta in Egypt's Nile Delta, killing at least 25 people and injuring 60.

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