Egypt: Bomb explodes, killing 3 alleged militants

Last Updated: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 22:37

Cairo: A bomb accidentally exploded on a farm today southwest of the Egyptian capital, killing three suspected militants who were handling it, a security official said.

The blast, which occurred in the oasis town of Fayoum, caused a building to collapse, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he wasn`t authorized to brief reporters.

A series of small bombings and demonstrations took place yesterday, marking the anniversary of the ouster of Egypt`s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Clashes also broke out between Morsi supporters and security forces Cairo`s twin city of Giza, and one protester was killed.

Morsi supporters have also called for mass protests today.

AP

First Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 - 22:37

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