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Bomb blast kills two in Egypt's Alexandria

Egypt opens Gaza border for two-day period Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria
Lori Graves | 25 March, 2018, 00:55

Four others were also injured in the explosion in Alexandria, which located 200 km north of the capital Cairo.

"On Saturday March 24 an explosive device planted underneath a vehicle exploded.as the Alexandria security chief drove by", the interior ministry statement said.

The state news agency Mena quoted Maj Gen Al Nemr as saying that a policeman and a driver were killed.

The bomb, which exploded near a convoy transporting General Mostafa el-Nemr through a residential area of the Mediterranean city, killed one officer on the spot, while a young recruit died later of his wounds, a security source said.

A auto bomb has rocked the coastal Egyptian city of Alexandria, reportedly killing two people and injuring at least four others.

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Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the casualties were taken to a military hospital.

Al-Nimr was later seen on a local TV channel inspecting the site of the blast. It was reported that the public prosecutor has ordered an investigation.

The blast comes just days ahead of Egypt's presidential election, in which President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is virtually certain to be re-elected. But the Islamic State militant group has been calling for attacks to disrupt the election, which runs for 3 days from Monday.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

It has also killed scores of members of Egypt's minority Coptic Christian community in church bombings and shootings.

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