Subscribe Register Login

Realtor's body found in shallow grave; Lewis pleads innocent to murder

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 9:44 a.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Bombing at Egypt police station kills 13

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 24, 2013 at 10:06 a.m.

MANSOURA, Egypt — A powerful blast tore through a police headquarters in an Egyptian Nile Delta city early Tuesday, killing 13 people, wounding more than 100 and leaving victims buried under rubble in the deadliest bombing yet in a months-long wave of violence blamed on Islamic militants.

Officials sought to pin the ultimate blame for the bombing on the government's top political nemesis, the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been leading a campaign of protests since the July ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The Brotherhood in turn accused the government of trying to scapegoat it to justify intensifying a crackdown.

At the funeral for the 12 policeman and one civilian killed, hundreds massed in a main square of the city of Mansoura where the bombing took place, chanting, "The people want to execute the Brotherhood." They raised posters reading "no to terrorist groups" and pictures of military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who removed Morsi and is the country's most powerful figure.

Comments on: Bombing at Egypt police station kills 13

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Electrician

    electronics maintenance technicianalcoa Primary Metals is se...
    ARKADELPHIA, AR

  • Education admin

    currently accepting applications for:Director of Freshman & ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Executive director

    northwest arkansas children's shelter located in Bentonville...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Driver trainees

    truck drivertrainees needed!Learn to drive forStevens Transp...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • State director

    The State Director serves as chief executive of Oklahoma Dep...
    STILLWATER, Ok

Search 919 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online