Sunday 30 December 2012

Press Release: Explosion kills 4, injures 2 at Coptic Orthodox Church building, Libya

For immediate use
30 Dec 2012

The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre UK
Media and Public Relations Office

Two dead, and four injured as early reports confirm explosion at a Coptic Orthodox Church building in Libya on 29 December 2012.

Initial reports reveal that two people have been killed and four injured after an explosion at a Coptic Orthodox Church building in Libya. His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of The Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom said:

‘After speaking to His Eminence Metropolitan Pakhomious, Metropolitan of Beheira and Pentapolis, it was determined that authorities in Libya are co-operating and updates will be given as soon as more information is available.’


For more information please contact our media and public relations office:

Angela Mikhail
Media and Communications Officer 
The Coptic Orthodox Church UK 
Tel: +44 (0)207 1937076 

Media and Public Relations Office 
The Coptic Orthodox Church Centre 
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England, United Kingdom

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