Blast in Egypt kills 1, wounds 4, state-run news agency says

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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 Interior Ministry said the explosive device had been placed under a auto and it detonated as the convoy passed by.

Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said the casualties were taken to a military hospital in the Mediterranean city.

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Photos on social media that Reuters could not independently verify showed a burnt out auto and smoke at the site of the blast. Police forensics experts were examining the charred remains of the vehicle used for the bombing.

A bomb blast targeting a security chief in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria killed a policeman and wounded four others on Saturday - just two days before presidental elections. Attacks in recent years were claimed by Islamic State in a targeted campaign against security forces and civilians.

Daesh claimed the 2015 bombing of a Russian airliner carrying tourists from the South Sinai resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, which killed all 224 people on board.

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During Palm Sunday celebrations in April 2017, suicide bombers killed 45 worshippers in attacks on churches in Alexandria and Tanta, also north of Cairo.

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.

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