News gathered that not fewer than six policemen have been wounded in a car bomb attack in front of a police building in Cairo, according to Egypt’s interior ministry.
The powerful blast struck northern Cairo district of Shubra al-Khaima in the early hours of Thursday morning.
“A man suddenly stopped his car in front of the state security building, jumped out of it and fled on a motorbike that followed the car,” the interior ministry statement said.
“The car exploded wounding six policemen.”
Some policemen have allegedly shot dead an engineer, Chinedu Uzor, during an altercation at a checkpoint in Sperando Junction, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
Report reached us that the leader of the police team, Inspector Agbo Onwe, had been arrested and detained at the command headquarters, Abakaliki.
Our correspondent gathered that on Sunday, July 19, Uzor, a mechanical engineer, was returning from a club with a friend, whose name had yet to be identified, when they got to a checkpoint at the Presco area.