Egypt: two policemen killed in Cairo bomb attack

One dead, several wounded in Sinai suicide attacks

02 May, 12:49

    Suicide attack in the southern Sinai peninsula (archive photo) Suicide attack in the southern Sinai peninsula (archive photo)

    (ANSAmed) - CAIRO - Two policemen died and an officer was wounded Friday in a bomb explosion in front of the Masr El-Gedida court in the Heliopolis suburb of eastern Cairo, security sources and local media reported.

    The bomb squad is on site, searching for possible further unexploded devices.

    An Egyptian soldier died and six were wounded in a suicide attack against a military checkpoint in the city of Tur in the southern Sinai peninsula, Egyptian State TV cited security sources as saying Friday.

    In a simultaneous attack in the same area, five Egyptian workers were wounded when a bomb exploded on a tourist bus on the road connecting Tur to the Sharm el Sheikh sea resort.
    Security sources are hunting for the perpetrators.(ANSAmed).

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