At least 41 killed, 14 injured in fire at Coptic church in Cairo


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At least 41 people have died in a fire at a Coptic church in Giza near Cairo, the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt announced on Sunday. A source at the Health Ministry confirmed the number of deaths to dpa news agency. "The number of dead has risen after several people injured in the fire died," the source added, speaking on condition of anonymity because the source was not authorised to speak to the media.