Still of footage from the al-Qiddissin (Saints) Church in Alexandria
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'Suicide bomber' attacks church in Egyptian city of Alexandria

Egypt has blamed a suicide bomber with foreign links for a blast which killed at least 17 people at an Alexandria church and sparked a Christian-Muslim clash.

Forty-three others were wounded in the attack, which happened during a new year's service at the al-Qiddissin (Saints) Church shortly after midnight.

The BBC's Jim Fish reports.

  • 01 Jan 2011