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Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

National News // April 10, 2017

Switzerland has issued a strong condemnation of the attack on two Coptic churches in Egypt yesterday as worshippers celebrated Palm Sunday.

iguta Switzerland condemns Egypt attack

Around 40 were killed and more than 100 injured in the blasts in Tanta and Alexandria.

The Swiss foreign ministry says the attacks caused suffering to the faithful.

Islamic State has claimed responsibility.

Pope Francis is due to make a visit to Egypt later this month – but it’s now not certain if the trip will go ahead. 

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