Vehicle bomb kills 2, injures several in Egypt's Alexandria

President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters

President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters

Manama, Mar.24 (BNA): Bahrain condemned the terrorist attack that targeted the motorcade of the Chief Security of Alexandria in Egypt, which resulted in the death and injury of a number of police officers.

The bomb, which exploded near a convoy transporting the Alexandria security through a residential area of the Mediterranean city, comes ahead of the country's presidential election.

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The state news agency Mena quoted Maj Gen Al Nemr as saying that a policeman and a driver were killed.

A policeman was killed in a bomb attack on Saturday targeting the security chief of the city of Alexandria, two days before the start of Egypt's presidential election, officials said. It was reported that the public prosecutor has ordered an investigation.

Pictures shared on social media showed smoke billowing from the burned out remains of a auto. Four military personnel are said to be in a serious condition in hospital.

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IS militants claimed responsibility for the 2015 bombing of a Russian airliner that killed all 224 people on board shortly after it took off from the resort town of Sharm-el Sheikh.

Last April, a bomb at St. Mark's Cathedral killed 18 people during Palm Sunday celebrations.

Almost a month later, two gunmen killed nine people at the Mar Mina Church in Helwan, southern Cairo ahead of Coptic Christian celebrations in December.

The deadline has since been extended and the armed forces have launched their most comprehensive campaign yet to end the five-year-old extremist insurgency.

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