Three killed and 11 injured in Egypt explosion

The explosion occured in al-Haram area in the governorate of Giza. (File photo: Reuters)

A senior Egyptian judge died on Sunday of wounds he sustained in an explosion that also killed two people and injured 11 others in the city of Giza, Al Arabiya News Channel and local media reported.

Vice president of the Egyptian State Lawsuit Authority Rashwan Hussein Rashwan was passing by in Giza's Faisal neighborhood when the explosion, believed to have been caused by a gas leak in an unused apartment, occurred

Authorities say an investigation into the blast to confirm the preliminary findings of a gas leak is under way.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:47 - GMT 06:47
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