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At least 2 police officers dead in Cairo explosion

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An explosion near a foreign ministry building in central Cairo has killed at least 2 police officers. Egyptian police suspect it was a terrorist attack.

The blast occurred in a crowded area with many shops on Sunday morning.

An NHK staff member at the Cairo bureau happened to be near the site. He says he heard a loud explosion and many people rushed to the area.

Police say at least 2 officers were killed and some people were injured.

No one has claimed responsibility for the incident, but police think it was a terrorist attack.

Security remains a major concern for Egyptians after a series of bomb attacks.

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