Third blast heard in Cairo area -security sources, witnesses

by Reuters
Friday, 24 January 2014 08:37 GMT

CAIRO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A crude device exploded near a police station in a Cairo suburb on Friday, security sources said, hours after a car bomb killed at least four people and a second explosion in the capital killed a police officer.

A loud blast was heard in the Talbeya neighbourhood in Giza, a large district on the outskirts of Cairo, witnesses told Reuters. There were no immediate reports of casualties. (Reporting By Shadia Nasralla; Writing By Maggie Fick; Editing by Mike Collett-White)

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