Update: 1 killed in Cairo bomb attack

CAIRO: A policeman has been killed in an explosion on Cairo’s May 15 Bridge, which has been closed to traffic heading to the nearby upscale district of Zamalek, according to eye witnesses and independent Cairo traffic application Bey2ollak.

A security source told Youm7 the bomb was placed under the bridge, near el-Sawy Cultural Wheel, where large numbers of youth gather to attend community activities.

A reporter for The Cairo Post, who was in Agouza at the time of the bombing, said the sound was “huge.”

Twitter user Amr Soliman tweeted that he escaped the bomb, but saw “at least one dead” inside a vehicle.

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