Egypt sources: Home-made bomb targets police car near Israel embassy in Cairo

Security sources say blast targeted car rather than mission; no injuries reported; mission has not been used since 2011 riots.

By REUTERS
March 11, 2014 23:40
Israeli embassy in Cairo

Israeli embassy in Cairo.. (photo credit: REUTERS)



CAIRO, March 11 (Reuters) - A home-made bomb exploded in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Tuesday, but no one was hurt, security sources and the website of state-run Al-Ahram newspaper said.



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The office has not been used by Israeli diplomats for at least two years, following a September 2011 attack on the embassy.



Security sources said the explosion targeted a police car parked nearby, rather than the embassy itself and did not cause any injuries.


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