Policeman Mahmoud Abu Al Yazid victim of the suicide bombing near Al Azhar mosque - file photo Policeman Mahmoud Abu Al Yazid victim of the suicide bombing near Al Azhar mosque - file photo

Interior Ministry: Al-Darb al-Ahmar suicide bomber stands behind Al-Istiqamah defused bomb

Mon, Feb. 18, 2019
CAIRO - 18 February 2019: Egypt's Ministry of Interior said in a statement issued Sunday that the investigation into the planted Improvised Explosive Device (IED) near Al-Istiqamah Mosque in Giza governorate on Friday, had led them to Al Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood near Al Azhar mosque.

The security forces attempted to arrest the assailant who resided in the old neighborhood before he explodes himself in a suicide attack to kill two policemen and wounding six others along with several pedestrians.

Attorney General, Nabil Sadek, ordered to launch a full investigation into the suicide bombing that took place Sunday at Al Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood near Al Azhar mosque.

The suicide bombing killed two policemen and wounded six others along with several pedestrians, security sources revealed.

A suicide attacker attempted to plant a bomb at the old neighborhood, however, the suspect exploded himself after being cornered by security authorities to kill two policemen and wound six others.
 
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