Explosion heard near police building in Egyptian city of Suez - state TV

by Reuters
Saturday, 25 January 2014 14:23 GMT

CAIRO, Jan 25 (Reuters) - An explosion was heard on Saturday near a police building in the Egyptian city of Suez, state television reported.

The building was a camp for riot police in the city, which lies at the southern entrance to the Suez Canal.

One security source told Reuters that three attackers had planted a bomb and fled before the explosion. (Reporting By Omar Fahmy and Sameh Bardisi; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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