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MENAFN - Arab Times - 24/12/2013
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(MENAFN - Arab Times) Deadly bombings hit the Daqahliya security directorate early on Tuesday in Mansoura, north of Cairo, killing at least 14 and injuring 130 in what seems to be the worst terrorist attack yet since the ouster of president Mohamed Morsi, according to (Ahram Online).

The injury and death tolls, which are expected to further climb with eyewitnesses saying causalities were still inside the damaged building, were announced by Egypt's health minisy

The head of Mansoura's security directorate was among the injured, Daqahliya governor Omar El-Shawadfy told Egypt's state television

Al-Ahram's Arabic site quoted an anonymous security source as saying that two bombs went off almost at the same time

The first bomb, he says, was planted in a higher floor in the building, the second in a car next to the security directorate

A third bomb planted in another car was defused, the source added.


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