Senior Egyptian prosecutor survives car bomb assassination attempt
A senior assistant to Egypt's top prosecutor survived an assassination attempt when a car bomb exploded in an eastern suburb of Cairo as his motorcade was passing by on Thursday evening, an interior ministry statement said.
Zakaria Abdel Aziz, the assistant prosecutor general, was on his way from his office in Rehab to his home in New Cairo when a private car that was parked on the side of the road exploded.
Abdel Aziz and his entourage escaped unscathed, the ministry said. One passerby was wounded and taken to hospital, the ministry added. Security sources had earlier said two people were... read more
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