Last Update 21:20
Friday, 20 September 2019

improvised Bomb goes off in Cairo's Abbasiya, no casualties

The device exploded as experts were trying to dismantle it

Ahram Online , Tuesday 9 Dec 2014
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2740
Share/Bookmark
Views: 2740

An explosive device went off in Cairo's Abbasiya district, close to downtown Ramses Square, on Tuesday, without any casualties.

The improvised bomb detonated while explosive experts were attempting to dismantle it upon receiving reports from local residents, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported.

Police closed off nearby roads to traffic as forces were deployed at the bomb site.

Egypt has seen a wave of bombings and shootings, mainly against army and police personnel, over the past year and a half.

Also near Ramses, a sound bomb went off at Cairo's main railway station on 20 November. There were no injuries or damages.

Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.