Explosion heard in Marina El Alamein, deaths reported
exploded police car in Marina El Alamein of Marsa Matrouh governorate - YOUM7/Hassan Mashaly

CAIRO: An explosion was heard Tuesday in Marina El Alamein of Marsa Matrouh governorate (North of Egypt), eye witnesses told The Cairo Post.

Four people were killed in two car bombings and another two bombs in two different cars were defused, Veto gate reported.

Twitter users reported that military and security forces blocked the El Alamein road and exchanged fire with militant groups in the area.

The road between “Gate 4 to Gate 7 was blocked in Marina and a big number of troops are being deployed,” according to Wasalny, a Twitter account responsible for reporting traffic problems.

Two policemen were killed in the fire exchange at Gate 6, Youm7 reported.


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