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Published: Wednesday March 12, 2014 MYT 6:02:43 AM
Updated: Wednesday March 12, 2014 MYT 6:02:43 AM

Bomb explodes near Israeli embassy in Cairo, no one hurt

CAIRO (Reuters) - A home-made bomb exploded in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Tuesday, but no one was hurt, security sources and the website of state-run Al-Ahram newspaper said.

The office has not been used by Israeli diplomats for at least two years, following a September 2011 attack on the embassy.

Security sources said the explosion targeted a police car parked nearby, rather than the embassy itself and did not cause any injuries.

Egypt became the first Arab state to sign a peace treaty with Israel in 1979.

(Reporting By Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Michael Georgy and Robin Pomeroy)

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