CAIRO: Seven bombs were found near Al-Azhar university Thursday, Youm7 reported; none detonated and the area was searched by security forces.
The university head vice president told Youm7 that security forces found a number of the bombs by its gates, and the rest of them inside it and near security check points.
Earlier Thursday, one was killed and three were injured in three explosions that hit Cairo during the early morning, 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 person was pronounced dead on arrival to the hospital; others who were injured are expected to be released soon.
Al-Azhar University has faced unrest since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013; several clashes and riots have taken place between pro-Muslim Brotherhoods students and security forces. Many students have been jailed and dismissed from the university.