December 9, 2016 / 1:34 PM / 8 months ago

Egygtian militant group Hasm claims Cairo bomb attack

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

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.

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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