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Egypt under emergency rule after church attacks

ALEXANDRIA: Hundreds gathered Monday to mourn 45 Egyptian Christians killed in militant bombings just a week before Easter, after Cairo declared a state of emergency following the attacks on two churches. The Islamic State group said it was behind the twin bombings that targeted Palm Sunday services at churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, and threatened further attacks against Christian in Egypt. Sunday's first bombing at the Mar Girgis church in Tanta city north of Cairo killed 28 people, the health…