Islamic State says it carried out Cairo blast

Aug 20, 2015 7:56 AM by Cheryl Wengren

CAIRO (AP) - The Islamic State group is claiming responsibility for a massive car bomb in Cairo that wounded at least 29 people and blew the facades off nearby buildings.

The blast early this morning demolished a national security building, smashing its structure and leaving gaping holes exposing its offices.

Of those hurt, 11 were police and soldiers.


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