Egypt interior minister dismisses car bomb theory

Ahram Portal, Wednesday 5 Jan 2011

The Alexandria Saints Church blast was caused by a suicide bomber, interior minister affirms

Egyptian Minster of Interior Habib Al-Adly said in a statement today that the blast at the Two Saints Church in Alexandria was created either by a bomb hidden in a bag or an explosive belt.

Cabinet Spokesman Magdy Rady stated that full details would be revealed after certain information has been confirmed.

Al-Adly denied the attack was made possible by lenient security. He said that three security guards were injured in the blast and are still recovering.

Health Minister Hatem El-Gabaly claimed 35 ambulance vehicles arrived at the scene within minutes of the blast.


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