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Third Cairo bomb goes off near police station: ministry

Published on Jan 24, 2014 5:00 PM
An Egyptian man carries an injured girl at the site of a car bomb explosion outside the Cairo police headquarters on Jan 24, 2014, which killed several people, police and health ministry officials said. -- PHOTO: AFP 

CAIRO (AFP) - A third bomb went off in the Egyptian capital Friday, hitting near a police station hours after a car bomb outside police headquarters killed four people, an interior ministry official said.

The explosion, near a police station in the west Cairo Talebiya district on the main road leading to the Giza pyramids, caused no fatalities, the police general told AFP.

A second bomb had gone off near a metro station, wounding five police officers, a health ministry official said.