Explosive device in Al-Wasta

Explosive device in Al-Wasta

22.11.2014 La rédaction

An explosive device detonated as it was being planted on a railway track in Al-Wasta town, Beni Suef governorate, Egypt. At least one assailant was killed in the blast. Following the explosion, three additional devices were discovered and defused along the tracks. No group claimed responsibility; however, officials attributed the attack to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Sources : Global Terrorism database

“Bomb blast near Egypt train station: ministry,” Agence France Presse — English, November 22, 2014.”

“Officials: Man blown up trying to lay explosives on Egyptian railway,” UPI, November 23, 2014.”

“Bombs uncovered on Egypt railway tracks,” Al Jazeera, November 23, 2014.”


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