A policeman takes position after gunmen attacked the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed A policeman takes position after gunmen attacked the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan December 17, 2017. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

Tight Security measures around churches in Alex. on Epiphany feast

By: MENA
Thu, Jan. 18, 2018
ALEXANDRIA - 18 January 2018: Security measures were stepped up around churches in Alexandria governorate on the occasion of the Coptic Epiphany.

Metal barriers were erected around the churches and their surroundings. Traffic has been redirected to alternative routes.

Security bodies also increased the number of surveillance cameras installed in streets.

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Diocese will lead Epiphany Mass on Thursday evening in Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.
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