Militants attack church and police in Egypt, one policeman dead

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  • Militants attack Cairo bridge, Alexandria church

  • Soldier found executed in Sinai, unclear when

  • Most bombs in Sinai, but increasingly common in Cairo

  • Ajnad Misr focus attacks on Cairo security forces (Adds Alexandria attack, interior ministry statement, soldier found executed)

By Ahmed Tolba and Yousri Mohamed

CAIRO/ISMAILIA, April 5 (Reuters) - Islamist militants hit Egypt's two largest cities on Sunday with a bombing in Cairo and an attack on a church in Alexandria, leaving one policeman dead and seven people wounded, security sources said.

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