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Cairo airport tightens security after bombs found

Cairo airport.
Cairo airport. Image by emi moriya / CC BY-SA 2.0

Cairo’s airport is on high alert after bombs were discovered near the arrivals hall. The explosives were discovered with electronic devices and officials are reviewing video footage to find out who planted them. Airport security has been stepped up. A homemade bomb also went off in central Cairo on Tuesday morning, but there were no casualties. Read more: reuters.com