BREAKING: Car bomb in Cairo, senior judge suspected target

Published September 29th, 2016 - 07:37 GMT
Egyptian officials inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded in a Cairo suburb after Egypt's deputy prosecutor general drove by late on September 29, 2016, wounding a passerby. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
Egyptian officials inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that exploded in a Cairo suburb after Egypt's deputy prosecutor general drove by late on September 29, 2016, wounding a passerby. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)

A car bomb was denoated in Egypt's New Cairoon Thursday evening, targeting a senior Egyptian judge, Al Ahram Arabic news website reported citing a security source.

The explosion that took placein an upper class area, located in the east of the capital, was targeting a member from the Prosecutor General's office, a security source told Al-Ahram Arabic news website.

One person was injured, according to the head of the ambulance authority.

According to Al-Ahram, civil protection forces were immediately deployed to the scene.

According to state-owned MENA, the explosion took place at Al-Banafseg district in New Cairo's Fifth Settlement. The agency added that bomb experts were sent to the scene for inspection.


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