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Coptic churches hit by blasts

Coptic Christian churches in Egypt were targeted by two suicide bombings on Palm Sunday. The first explosion in Tanta claimed lives of 27 people. Another explosion in Alexandria killed 17 more. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks. Interior minister revealed the there were several police officers among the victims.

A student stabs 20 people at Franklin Regional High School

16 year old attacker Alex Hribal walked through the hallway with two large kitchen knives at his high school in Murrysville, Pennsylvania. 20 students and a security officer at Franklin Regional Senior High School were either stabbed or slashed in the attack. Hribal was charged as an adult.

Earthquake strikes Bushehr

An earthquake with a moment magnitude of 6.3 occured in the Iranian province of Bushehr. The epicenter of the quake was near the city of Khvormuj and the towns of Kaki and Shonbeh. The quake was followed by 32 aftershocks, most within an hour. A total of 37 people died and roughly 850 more were injured.