Update: IS affiliate claims responsibility for Thursday car bomb
Security officials stand at the site of a bomb blast at a national security building in Shubra Al-Khaima on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt August 20, 2015. At least six people were wounded early on Thursday in the car bombing near the state security building and courthouse in the Cairo suburb, security sources said- Reuters

CAIRO: Alleged Islamic States affiliates in Egypt have claimed  responsibility for a car bomb explosion Thursday morning at Shubra el-Khema, Cairo that injured at least 29.

“I was at home when the explosion took place. The apartment’s door flew into the living room and everything else got destroyed. May God punish those responsible,” ONTV quoted one of the explosion’s victims.
“I lost everything. My husband’s pension is 300 EGP ($38) per month. We won’t be able to survive,” another victim said.
Early Thursday morning a car bomb exploded around 2 a.m.  near the homeland  security building in Shubra el-Khema.
Social media websites were flooded with posts about hearing a loud bang from their neighborhoods, including users who thought it was an earthquake.
The sound of the explosion was heard in many neighborhoods, including the southern neighborhood of Maadi.
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