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Third blast heard in Cairo area: security sources, witnesses

  • Members of the Egyptian emergency personnel inspect the site of a car bomb explosion outside the Cairo police headquarters on January 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD KHALED

CAIRO: A crude device exploded near a police station in a Cairo suburb on Friday, security sources said, hours after a car bomb killed at least four people and a second explosion in the capital killed a police officer.

A loud blast was heard in the Talbeya neighbourhood in Giza, a large district on the outskirts of Cairo, witnesses told Reuters. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

 
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