Bombing at hotel of Egyptian election judges kills at least four

Published November 24th, 2015 - 08:57 GMT

Reuters is reporting in Cairo that two bombs exploded outside an Egyptian hotel housing election judges early Tuesday morning.

A car bomb exploded first, followed by an additional blast about ten minutes later.

At least one person is confirmed dead, according to the latest Reuters reports.

The bombing occured the day after the second round of parliamentary polling closed.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

UPDATE: At least four people were killed in the attack, Ahram Online reports. Gunfire was heard following the explosions.

At least one judge presiding over elections was killed. Over a dozen people have been injured.

The attack occured at a Swiss Inn hotel in Al Arish, North Sinai. 

While no group has claimed the attack yet, North Sinai is known to have a strong Daesh-affiliate presence. The group recently planted a bombed on a Russian passenger jet leaving from Sharm El Sheik airport, killing all 224 on board


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