Bomb defused in Cairo's City Stars: Officials

Ahram Online , Monday 26 Jan 2015

City Stars
Cairo's City Stars Mall (Photo: City Stars' Facebook page)

Head of Cairo's fire department said explosives' experts defused a bomb at City Stars, a huge shopping mall in Nasr City district east of the capital on Monday afternoon.

Speaking to Reuters' Aswat Masriya, Major General Mamdouh Abdel-Kader stated that security forces had evacuated the building and closed the surrounding road after a bomb was found in a bathroom inside the mall.  

Different parts of Egypt saw protests on Sunday on the fourth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, during which around 23 people - including three policemen - lost their lives.

Explosive devices have been frequently discovered in public areas since the ouster of the Islamist president Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood following mass protests against his rule in 2013.

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