Two bombs defused on Cairo metro: report

Reuters News
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Posted: Sep 19, 2013 2:35 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian explosives experts defused two primitive bombs planted on the Cairo metro line on Thursday, the state news agency reported, causing a partial closure of the network.

The bombs had been found 100 metres (yards) from Helmeyet el-Zaytoun station in northeast Cairo.

(Writing by Tom Perry; editing by Patrick Graham)