Egyptian mourners at the funeral of victims killed in a Cairo Coptic church fire, at the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Giza Governorate on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Egyptian mourners at the funeral of victims killed in a Cairo Coptic church fire, at the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Giza Governorate on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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Funerals held as Egyptians mourn 41 victims of Cairo Coptic church fire

  • The Sunday morning blaze, blamed on an electrical fault, hit the Abu Sifin church in densely populated Imbaba
  • Hundreds gathered to pay their respects in and around the two Giza churches where clergymen prayed for the victims

Egyptian mourners at the funeral of victims killed in a Cairo Coptic church fire, at the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Giza Governorate on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Egyptian mourners at the funeral of victims killed in a Cairo Coptic church fire, at the church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Giza Governorate on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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