Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44

April 10, 2017 By Arwa Gaballa and Ahmed Tolba TANTA,Egypt/CAIRO (Reuters) – At least 44 people were killed in Egypt in bomb attacks at the cathedral of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and leading to troop deployments and the declaration of a three-month state of emergency. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks, which also injured more than 100 people and occurred a week before Coptic Easter, with Pope Francis scheduled to visit Egypt later this month. The assault is…

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