Bomb detonates killing two militants in northern Egypt

Ahram Online , Saturday 27 Jun 2015

Two would-be bombers were killed on Saturday near the northern Egyptian city of Damanhour when their explosive device exploded while they were riding a motorcycle, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.

The security head of Damanhour city, Mohamed Fathi, instructed security forces to sweep the area.  

The men's remains were transferred to Damanhour hospital morgue; the assailants have yet to be identified. 

Egypt was hit by a wave of bomb attacks over the past two years following the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

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