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VIDEO: Funeral service at Cairo church for the victims of cathedral bomb attack
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Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church held a funeral on Monday for the victims of Sunday's bomb blast at Cairo's cathedral complex.

The service took place at the Church of St. Mary and St. Athanasius in Nasr City and was led by Pope Tawadros II.

A state funeral procession followed.

Only some family members of the victims, who were issued official invitations. were allowed to attend the funeral service 

Hundreds of other mourners had to wait outside the church, and pray behind a security cordon. 

Video by Lina El Wardani 

 

 

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