Interior Minister، Major General Mahmoud Tawfiq visited the injured policemen who are being treated at the police hospital in Agouza after their participation in the "mission" to arrest the terrorist who blew himself up at Al-Darb Al-Ahmar area in Cairo.
During his visit، Tawfik followed up the medical care being provided to the injured people. The Minister stressed that the courage shown by the police during their participation in seizing the terrorist is an example of devotion and dedication in the performance of the duty، pointing out that the doctrine of the police and their mission is to sacrifice for the homeland and protect citizens.
Noteworthy، The suicide bombing occurred after police surrounded the suspect following a chase، Egypt’s Interior Ministry said.
Security forces identified the attacker as Al Hasan Abdullah، 37، who resided in the old neighborhood.
The suspect was allegedly involved in an attack in Giza governate last Friday in which an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted near Al-Istiqamah Mosque، the ministry added.
Egypt’s Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek launched an investigation into the attack.