CAIRO: Two bombs went off near the Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) Friday evening leaving no casualties, Youm7 reported.
The explosions occurred nearby city’s entrance gate no. 3 at around 7:00 p.m. causing panic among the workers; EMPC Chairperson Osama Heikal told al-Arabia news, adding that the city has not been affected by the explosions
Police and military forces rushed to the explosion scene, combed the area and cordoned it; meanwhile, the explosives experts found an SIM card in the explosion site. The investigation has been opened.
Video explosives experts combed area of explosion
Mobile phones have been used in detonating bombs remotely; in January, Four explosive devices were neutralized in Cairo and Upper Egypt; the devices were connected with mobile phones with unregistered SIM card.
On Jan. 27, Egypt’s Court of Urgent Matters banned the usage of unregistered SIM cards, saying that all three mobile companies (Vodafone, Etisalat, and Mobinil) shall comply with the court decision and register all clients’ data.
Unregistered SIM cards “harm the security and public peace and represents a violation and a threat to the security of Egypt and national citizens,” the court said.