The patriarch of Egypt’s 10 million Coptic Orthodox Christians said his community has been squeezed by decades of government regulations on the number and size of churches. In Sunday’s blaze, 41 people died.
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At least 41 people died from smoke inhalation and a stampede when a fire swept through a Coptic Orthodox church on Sunday. The church said a generator started the blaze.
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