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Egypt: bomber foiled

Tight security foiled an attempted suicide attack on a church in Mostorod, north of Cairo, on 11 August.

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Security guards stopped the attacker from entering the church grounds to target worshippers. The bomber then detonated his explosive vest on an overpass around 250 metres from the church, killing himself and one passer-by, as well as injuring a policeman.