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Egypt: Explosion kills two senior police officers in Cairo
Egypt: Explosion kills two senior police officers in Cairo

A bomb blast outside Egypt’s Foreign Ministry killed at least two high-ranking police officers Sunday, breaking a nearly three-month lull in major attacks in the Egyptian capital. Two police lieutenant colonels were killed and six lower-level officers were wounded in the explosion, which reverberated across a busy Nile-side district, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. Hours later, a military jet crashed in Fayyoum province, about 70 miles southwest of Cairo, leaving six people dead and one person injured, state media reported. The military blamed a malfunction and said the crash was under investigation. The Cairo blast, apparently targeting a police checkpoint behind...

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