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bombing in egypt??

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posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 12:05 PM
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there's early reports saying the following:A French national was killed in a bomb attack on one of Cairo's main tourist areas that wounded several others, security sources in Cairo said.

Details soon




posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 12:09 PM
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Source please?

I understand it may be early for an actual link if this literally just happened, but mentioning where you heard this from would be helpful.

As more comes out about this please update your original post with the new information.



posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 12:12 PM
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Here's a link:



Guardian
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - An explosion went off at a bazaar popular with tourists near Cairo's al-Azhar mosque Thursday, killing one person and wounding five, police said.

It appeared that at least some tourists were among the wounded, police officials said. Their nationalities were not yet known.

Police did not rule out the possibility that the blast was an accident, but they also were investigating reports that it was caused by a person on a motorcycle, official said.



posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 12:29 PM
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wonder who was behind it?? and if it has to do with the political turmoil in Egypt...



posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 12:54 PM
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They're now saying that two persons died.



Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - A man on a motorbike threw a bomb in the central historic area of Cairo on Thursday, killing a woman and a Frenchman and wounding at least eight others, Egyptian police sources and emergency service officials said.

A doctor at a nearby hospital said a man wounded by the bomb died at the hospital. The body of a woman was also transferred to the hospital in an unrecognizable state.

Police sources said a man on a motorcycle throw the bomb at about 5 p.m. local time (1500 GMT) in the busy tourist area of the Egyptian capital.



posted on Apr, 7 2005 @ 01:34 PM
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CNN.com has it now as well:


www.cnn.com...


"CAIRO, Egypt -- A suspected bomb attack in a historic neighborhood of the Egyptian capital has killed two people, including a French tourist, and wounded 18 others, authorities say..."



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