Three explosions at Cairo University, at least one dead

Three bombs have exploded at Cairo University, killing one policeman and injuring at least five others.

Shortly before midday, two explosions took place near a police guard post outside the university. At around one o’clock, a third bomb went off near the university’s front gate.

They were detonated remotely.

Brigadier-General Tarek El-Mergawi was killed and at least five other policemen were injured in the first attack. There were no reported injuries in the second attack.