Handmade bomb blast near Fayoum Stadium
bomb - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: Fayoum governorate residents heard an explosion near Fayoum Stadium early Friday, which was later revealed to be a handmade bomb planted by unidentified men, Youm7 reported.

No casualties were reported. A bomb squad in Fayoum inspected the site, and reported unidentified men placed gunpowder and rivets in a box, Youm7 reported.

The area has been swept to inspect for any other bombs as a precaution to prevent a reoccurrence of what happened at Cairo University. No other bombs were found.

Over the past few days a few explosions have occurred in Cairo and other governorates, resulting in many injuries.

Additional reporting by Rabab al-Galy.

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