1 killed, 9 wounded in bomb blasts in Egypt

March 8, 2015 1:07 PM

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CAIRO – Two bombs exploded on Sunday in Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria, one outside a popular supermarket chain and another near a police station, killing one person and wounding at least 9, security officials said.

The blasts are the latest in a bombing campaign blamed on Islamic militants who are targeting foreign and local economic and financial establishments. The campaign seems designed to undermine confidence in Egypt ahead of a major, three-day economic conference scheduled to open Friday in the Red Sea ...

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