Explosion in Egypt’s Behira injures 5 civilians

The attacks targeting police and military have increased after the ouster of Islamist ex-president Mohamed Morsi in 2013 by military following massive protests against his rule.

By: Press Trust of India | Cairo | Updated: July 7, 2015 9:08 am
egypt, Behira Governorate, Behira Governorate explosion, Muslim Brotherhood, egypt explosion, egypt court explosion, explosion in egypt court, Behira Governorate egypt, egypt Behira Governorate, muslim brotherhood trial. muslim brotherhood egypt, egypt muslim brotherhood, egypt news, world news, indian express The bomb was planted in car that was parked in the area surrounding Etay el-Barod court in Behira, a medical source said.

At least five civilians were injured in a bomb explosion early Tuesday in Behira Governorate.

The bomb was planted in car that was parked in the area surrounding Etay el-Barod court in Behira, a medical source said.

The explosion has also damaged two vehicles in the area.

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Security forces and bomb experts rushed to the spot andare currently in search for other potential bombs.

Etay el-Brod court is one of the Egyptian courts in which Muslim Brotherhood members are being tried in different cases, judicial sources said.

No court damage were reported, however, they said.

In a separate incident, two unknown gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in early hours in Sharqia Governorate, injuring one policeman, a security source said.

The gunmen were riding a motorcycle when they fired abirdshot on the policeman. He was immediately transferred to ahospital.

The attacks targeting police and military have increased after the ouster of Islamist ex-president Mohamed Morsi in 2013 by military following massive protests against his rule.

Several security personnel have been reported killed since then.

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