Egypt Independent

Update: Alexandria car bomb attack kills 2, security chief survives assassination attempt



One policeman and a driver were killed and at least one person was injured on Saturday when a car bomb detonated in Alexandria’s Roushdy area that targeted a security convoy that included the head of the city’s Security Directorate Mostafa al-Nimr, official sources told al-Masry Al-Youm.

The sources said that security services rushed to the scene of the explosion and carried out a large-scale combing operation without finding any other explosives.

Ambulances transported the victims to a nearby hospital.

The Interior Ministry sources said that al-Nimr escaped the attack and that he is in good health.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm