2 IEDs dismantled outside government services, private banks in Tanta
A small makeshift bomb exploded outside a Greek tax office

CAIRO: Two improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were dismantled Sunday outside a government services and private bank complex in Tanta, Gharbia, Youm7 reported.

Unidentified persons placed the bombs in front of the Medical Insurance office, near the town council of Gharbia governorate and a number of banks. Across from the street lies a complex of schools.

Citizens had reported the bomb; cars were guided to a detour and citizens were banned from accessing the Medical Insurance office after the police cordoned the area, according to Youm7.

Hundreds of IEDs caused severe financial and human losses since the 2013 ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, mainly targeting the police, military and government facilities but also killing many civilians and damaging private properties.

As means to manufacture IEDs is available online, amateur manufacturer have been killed in the process of making bombs.

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