CAIRO, May 11 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian Ministry of Interior confirmed on
Monday that the last night car bombing close to a Coptic Church in Zaitun
district of Cairo resulted from an improvised explosive devise.
Another remotely-controlled explosive charge has been diffused in the same
area by the mine experts of the General Administration for Civil Protection,
the ministry said in a press release here.
The security forces launched a combing operation in the neighborhood in
search for the culprits, the statement said.
Investigations are underway to reveal all dimensions of the incidents and
the identity and motives of the perpetrators, it added.
A Fiat 128 went off last night when its owner was attending a wedding party
at Al-'Azra Church. The bombing prompted panic among the passersby and the
residents of the area. (end)
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