Metro driver suffers leg burns after bomb thrown at train
Cairo metro station - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: A metro driver suffered burns to his leg after assailants threw a Molotov cocktail at his cabin in a metro train Wednesday, reported Youm7.

Eye witnesses told Youm7 the bomb was thrown from a pedestrian bridge and landed on the cabin’s windshield, causing a fire.

The injured driver was taken to the hospital to receive treatment. The metro movement was reportedly halted for a few minutes after the incident.

The metro train was heading to Helwan, southern Cairo, and the explosive was thrown as the train passed through the Hadayek el-Maadi station.

Additional reporting by Reda Hebeishy

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