Investigators work at the site of a bombing in Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 5, 2013. Egypt's interior minister survived an assassination attempt on Thursday when a bomb blew up as his convoy drove through Cairo's Nasr City district, state media and security officials said. (Xinhua/Amru Salahuddien)
Egypt's minister survives assassination attempt, 19 others injured
CAIRO, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Thursday survived an assassination attempt when a bomb exploded near his convoy in the capital Cairo, but 19 other people were injured.
The blast occurred near the minister's convoy in Nasr City in eastern Cairo in the morning as he was on his way from home to the Interior Ministry headquarters, state-run MENA news agency reported, quoting a security source. Full story