It is times like this when we really wish ISIS could already be wiped out from the face of the earth – for good. In a video shared online by Associated Press, you will see Abu Abdallah al-Masri entering the chapel next to St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. The structure blew up shortly thereafter.
According to reports, the 22-year-old suicide bomber carried a 12kg bomb.
The brutal attack led to the death of 25 people, 19 of whom were adults and 6 were children. 49 others were also injured.
The footage was taken just outside the chapel and it shows al-Masri crossing the street and walking into the church.
Watch the raw footage here:
The Interior Ministry of Egypt said that al-Masri is a part of a terror cell funded by Muslim Brotherhood leaders living in exile in Qatar. It is ISIS, however, claiming responsibility for the attack.
The bombing later prompted a series of protests from Christians as they blamed the government for its failure to protect them.
Activist Nader Shokry lamented:
“How did all this planning take place without the security knowing about it? You are saying that this person belongs to a terror group and has been previously arrested. So you should have kept a close eye on him.”
So far, 3 men and a woman have been arrested in connection with the bombing, reports tell us.
New Satellite Images Reveal China Has Installed Weapon Systems On Artificial Islands
“China could deploy fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles tomorrow if they wanted to ,” the AMTI director said.
It looks like China has successfully installed weapons on all the seven artificial islands in South China Sea. As we can all see on the photos recently released online by the CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), structures in the islands now come equipped with anti-aircraft guns and anti-missile weapon systems.
The discovery of the weapons is, of course, odd.
Besides, Chinese authorities have previously declared they have no intentions of militarizing the disputed islands.
AMTI has been monitoring developments and they've earlier reported that airstrips and other structures have been built on the islands.
The Great Wall of New Zealand: Huge Formation Created by the 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake
This huge wall created by the earthquake has been dubbed the Great Wall of New Zealand.
Last November 14, Kaikoura in New Zealand's South Island was hit with a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that permanently changed its landscape.
A team of researchers covered an area from the western end of the Amuri Range, across the Emu Plain and towards the junction for Mt Lyford Village.
Once it was deemed safe, scientists were allowed to survey the area hit by the earthquake, and what astounded them was a Hadrian's Wall-like formation that has since been dubbed The Great Wall of New Zealand.
Germany’s First Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Train Set To Run In 2017.
An environment-friendly passenger train is finally here!
The earliest trains dating back to Ancient Greece were rope-hauled, gravity powered and pulled by horse. Steam trains, on the other hand, were introduced in early 1800s and dominated until the early 19th century.
As technology advanced, modern trains emerged providing passengers faster and more comfortable travels. Its thriving industry also paved the way for other industries such as tourism, trade and investment.
And now Germany is set to kickoff its biggest technological breakthrough in rail travel by the end of 2017.