December 9, 2016 / 1:34 PM / in 10 months

Egygtian militant group Hasm claims Cairo bomb attack

CAIRO (Reuters) - A recently emerged militant group called the Hasm Movement claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack in Cairo on Friday that killed six policemen.

A general view for the site of a bomb blast in Giza Al Haram Street, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt December 9, 2016. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

The organisation, which has claimed several attacks in Egypt in recent months, made the announcement in an Internet posting.

Reporting by Mohamed Elsherif; Writing by Giles Elgood

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