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Published: Tuesday December 24, 2013 MYT 5:25:02 PM
Updated: Tuesday December 24, 2013 MYT 5:25:54 PM

Egypt army says car bomb used in Nile Delta blast

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's army said a car bomb was used in the attack on a security compound in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura early on Tuesday which killed 12 and wounded more than a hundred.

The army spokesman described the attack as a "vile terrorist operation ... carried out by a car bomb" in a statement posted on Facebook.

(Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Alison Williams)

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