Policeman dies in Cairo blast

April 5, 2015 10:36 AM

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Policeman dies in Cairo blast

A policeman was killed and three others wounded when a bomb exploded on a bridge leading to the upscale Cairo district of Zamalek on Sunday, security sources said, the second bombing targeting police in the Egyptian capital in as many days.

Egypt faces an insurgency that has killed hundreds of soldiers and police officers since the army removed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in the summer of 2013 following mass protests against his rule. The force of Sunday's explosion left a crater in the ground. The sources gave conflicting reports...

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