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Egypt: 17 killed, 32 injured in deadly car explosion in central Cairo

At least 17 people have been killed and 32 others were left injured in a deadly explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday. Several videos have been shared on social media that showed fire trucks trying to control a massive fire, which damaged several cars.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: August 05, 2019 9:15 IST
Egypt: 17 killed, 32 injured in deadly car explosion in

Egypt: 17 killed, 32 injured in deadly car explosion in central Cairo

At least 17 people have been killed and 32 others were left injured in a deadly explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday.

Several videos have been surfaced on social media that showed fire trucks trying to control a massive fire, which damaged several cars.

Egypt's interior ministry in a statement said a car driving against traffic on Cairo's corniche collided with three other vehicles, causing a massive explosion,

According to Reuters sources, Egypt’s public prosecutor is probing the cause of the explosion, but there was no official statement indicating that the explosion was an attack.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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