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Egypt Mourns After Deadly Blasts, Goes Into Lockdown

Funerals for 44 victims of Palm Sunday's church bombings began last night as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi issued a state of emergency.

Mourners participate in a funeral procession on April 10, 2017, for the victims of the Palm Sunday blast at the Coptic Christian Saint Mark's church in Alexandria, which took place on April 9. The funeral procession took place at the Monastery of Marmina in the city of Borg El-Arab, east of Alexandria.

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Family members carry the coffin of a victim from Alexandria during a funeral procession at the Monastery of Marmina in the city of Borg El-Arab, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
Mourners carry a large cross during a funeral procession in the city of Borg El-Arab, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
People pray in the city of Borg El-Arab, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
Mourners react to the deaths of loved ones during a funeral procession at the Monastery of Marmina, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
Women mourn at the Monastery of Marmina, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
People gather at the Monastery of Marmina, April 10. Mohamed El-Shahed / AFP - Getty
Men pray for the victims of the Palm Sunday blast, April 10. Mohamed el-Shahed / AFP - Getty
Women cry during the funeral for those killed in the Palm Sunday attack in Alexandria, at the Mar Amina church. Women wailed as caskets marked with the word "martyr" were brought into the Mar Amina church in the coastal city of Alexandria, April 10. Samer Abdallah / AP
Military soldiers guard a street near a church in downtown Cairo, following President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's declaration of a three-month state of emergency, April 10. El-Sissi has dispatched elite troops across the country to protect key installations. Nariman El-Mofty / AP
An armed policeman secures the Coptic church that was bombed on Palm Sunday in Tanta, April 10. Mohamed Abd El Ghany / Reuters
Egyptian Christians carry a coffin during the late night funeral of the victims from the Mar Girgis Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta, April 9. AFP - Getty
Mourners gather at the Mar Girgis Coptic church in Tanta, April 10, where at least 28 were killed and 71 injured in the explosion. Mohamed Hossam / EPA
Egyptians gather to mourn late into the night in Tanta, April 9. AFP - Getty

Women walk by the church in Tanta, April 10.

PHOTOS: Church Bombings Rock Palm Sunday in Egypt

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