Two policemen killed, 24 others injured in bus bomb
Egyptian security forces - YOUM7(Archive)

CAIRO: Two police conscripts have been killed and 45 others injured after a bomb targeted a bus carrying police personnel in Delta’s Beheira, head Security Directorate of branch in the governorate announced Monday.

The bomb was planted in the bus and exploded near Edfina Barrage, a statement continued.

Six injured people were released from the hospital after receiving medical treatment, while other four injured policemen were transported to police hospital in the governorate, Health Ministry Deputy in Bheira told CBC channel Monday.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

A car bomb targeted Thursday the national security building in Shubra el-Khema district in Qalyubia governorate that injured at least 29 people. Alleged Islamic States affiliates in Egypt claimed responsibility for the attack.

On Aug. 9, a police captain and a conscript were killed after their armored vehicle passed over a road bomb in Arish city in North Sinai.

Since the ouster of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013 and the dispersal of pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins in Cairo’s Rabaa and Giza’s Nahda squares in August 2013, “terrorist attacks” against military and security personnel have escalated.

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