The Ministry of internal Affairs of Egypt on Saturday, June 24, announced the prevention of terrorist attacks against members of the Coptic community, reports news Agency AFP.
According to the report, police detained six members of a terrorist cell preparing a double suicide bombing in one of the churches of Alexandria.
It was planned that the bomber will trigger strapped to his body an explosive device in the building of the Church. Another was to blow himself up near a Church, after into place there will arrive police.
We will remind, on April 9 near the Coptic Church, located in the city of Tanta, North of Cairo, the explosion occurred. The attack was carried out on palm Sunday, when the Church grounds were hundreds of believers. Later a suicide bomber exploded in the Cathedral of St. Mark in Alexandria.
The victims of these terrorist attacks were about 50 people, more than 100 people were injured.
Responsibility for the attacks was assumed by the «Islamic state», which threatened new attacks against Christians and government of Egypt.