Monday, February 23, 2009

Singapore Bomb Attack

French teenagers victims of Cairo bomb

Times Online UK — A 17-year-old French girl died and 17 other French teenagers aged as young as 13 were injured when a bomb exploded in a crowded Cairo market on Sunday.
The blast occurred at the Khan al-Khalili market close to the historic Hussein mosque in a medieval part of the Egyptian capital. A second bomb was discovered by police after the explosion and was safely detonated.
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Singapore condemns Cairo blast

Straits Times — SINGAPORE on Monday condemned the bomb attack in Cairo, which killed a French woman and wounded at least 21 others, most of them foreigners.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement: 'The attack clearly targeted innocent civilians.
'Singapore stands with the international community to support the continued efforts of Egypt to combat terrorism.'
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Students safe after Cairo bomb blast

The Observer — Though the eight Notre Dame students currently studying abroad in Cairo were not directly affected by Sunday's bomb explosion in the Khan el-Khalili neighborhood of the city, they have concerns about their safety and unanswered questions about the attack.
The blast, which hit one of the city's famed bazaars packed with tourists, killed a French woman and wounded at least 21 people - most of them foreigners - according to a report by The Associated Press. A government statement said a homemade bomb was placed under a bench in the main plaza, the AP reported.
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