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Deadly Bomb Shakes Up-scale Cairo District

Deadly Bomb Shakes Up-scale Cairo District

Zamalek Island as seen from Cairo Tower
Zamalek Island as seen from Cairo Tower

At least one policeman was killed and two injured, including one civilian, after a blast struck the May 15 bridge that runs over the up-scale island district of Zamalek.

According to state media Al-Ahram, the wounded civilian suffers from extremely serious injuries which include a broken neck.

The two injured individuals have been taken to a hospital in Agouza.

The bomb blast occurred during rush hour and as the bridge witnessed heavy traffic, reported state media.

No further information is currently available.

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