Egypt condemns London terror attack

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Fri, 15 Sep 2017 - 05:53 GMT

members of emergency service workers near parsons Green tube station in London - 15 Sep 2017- Reuters

members of emergency service workers near parsons Green tube station in London - 15 Sep 2017- Reuters

Cairo – September 15: Egypt condemned the London terror that attack occurred at a London metro station where 18 people were injured, a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs read September 15.

Egypt wished the wounded a speedy recovery and confirmed Egypt’s solidarity with Britain and its government in confronting terrorism, the statement added.

The statement mentioned that this attack shows the need for an international cooperation to counter terrorism, deal with that phenomenon from a comprehensive perspective and blockade the terror groups on all levels, financially and intellectually.



British police said a bomb was used during an explosion at a London metro station, injuring 18 people in what officers described as a "terrorist incident," Reuters reported on Friday.

"We now assess that this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device," Britain's top counter-terrorism officer, Mark Rowley, said on Friday.

London's police is being supported by Britain's MI5 intelligence service, he said.

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