Newly-established militant group, Hasm claimed responsibility for the early morning bombing in Giza which claimed the lives of six police personnel and injured another three, in a statement on Friday.
The statement said the group’s “explosives team” planted a strong IED next to a security roadblock in Al-Haram street.
The group vowed more attacks against police personnel.
The statement which was posted on the group’s blog featured images of the roadblock in previous moments before the attack.
Minister of Interior Magdy Abdel Ghaffar announced that an investigatiove team will focus its efforts to catch the perpetrators.
Hasm allegedly attempted to assassinate assistant general prosecutor Zakareya Abdel Aziz as well as the former grand mufti.
Source: Daily News Egypt