Palm Sunday terror attacks caught on tape; El-Sisi orders increased security

45 people were murdered during two explosions at Coptic churches in the Egyptian cities of Alexandria and Tanta. ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks and these were the deadliest terror attacks carried out by the terrorist organization in Egyptian territory. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered to increase security in public areas.
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Mere hours following the deadly terror attacks which claimed the lives of 45 Coptic Christians and injured dozens of others at churches within the Egyptian cities of Alexandria and Tanta, additional footage was released on Egyptian television of the explosion at the church in Alexandria, which occurred shortly after the explosion in Tanta.

As a result of the explosions, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered to increase security in public areas throughout the country.

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Moments before the terror attacks in Egypt Photo Credit: Channel 2 News

ISIS claimed responsibility for both of the terror attacks, which were the deadliest terror attacks carried out by the terrorist organization in Egyptian territory. As reported earlier on JOL, the footage from the Tanta explosion shows the church choir singing when, suddenly, the blast is heard and the screen goes black. During this terror attack, 30 people were murdered and 60 others were injured.



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