Sisi orders troop deployment after church bombings
April 09 2017 07:35 PM
Egypt's special forces members take position after an attack by a suicide bomber in front of a churc
Egypt's special forces members take position after an attack by a suicide bomber in front of a church in Alexandria, Egypt.

Reuters/Cairo

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered military troops be deployed across the country on Sunday, his office said in a statement, after 43 people were killed in bomb attacks on two churches.
"President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has ordered units from the military to immediately deploy and assist the civilian police in securing vital facilities in all provinces of the republic," his office said in a statement.



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