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Five killed in strong explosion in Egypt

  • According to the nation's official news agency, five died and 80 people got injured in a strong explosion north of Cairo. 

    The Middle East News Agency reported that the explosion occurred at 1:10 am Tuesday and caused the five-floor security headquarters in the city of Mansoura to collapse. 

    A security official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, added that an initial investigation suggested the the cause of the explosion to be a car bomb. 

    The Muslim Brotherhood's tweet on Tuesday mentioned that it strongly condemned the bombing and expresses condolences to the families affected. 

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