CAIRO: One was killed and three injured in three explosions that hit Cairo during the early hours of Thursday, according to the Ministry of Health.
Three were injured after an explosive device went off outside a restaurant in Wehda St. in Imbaba, Giza. One of the injured was pronounced dead on arrival to the hospital; others who were injured are expected to be released soon.
Another two explosions targeted two mobile operator companies in Mohandiseen district. One was reportedly injured after a blast inside the Etisalat mobile company branch in Ahmed Orabi St. Another bomb exploded at the Vodafone branch in Gameat el-Doual St. leaving no injuries. Both bomb attacks caused damage to the facades of the two companies and nearby buildings.
Upon their arrival, civil protection forces and the bomb squad deployed around the vicinity of the explosion combing the area in search for any potential planted explosives. The forces were escorted with technical experts to inspect the reasons of the incident, Youm7 reported.
Similar attacks targeting the third Egyptian mobile operator Mobinil also took place earlier this month amid daily violence hitting many public services across Egypt.
Vodafone branch affected after the bombing:
Another attack took place near a police station in Al-Warraq district in Giza leaving four injuries, reported Youm7.
In the north east of Cairo, two bombs went off inside a bus station in Aga city in Dakahlia governorate causing damages to two buses. A security cordon was imposed after the explosion.
Additional reporting by Abdel Rahman el-Sayed, Ramy Saeed and Bahgat Abou Daif