UPDATE: 3rd blast outside Cairo University: Source

A senior Egyptian police officer was killed and five policemen injured when two homemade bombs went off outside Cairo University in the Giza province, Egyptian television reported on Wednesday.

A senior Egyptian police officer was killed and five policemen injured when two homemade bombs went off outside Cairo University in the Giza province, Egyptian television reported on Wednesday.

CAIRO – A senior Egyptian police officer was killed and five policemen injured when two homemade bombs went off outside Cairo University in the Giza province, Egyptian television reported on Wednesday.

A security source said the officer killed was Police Brig. Gen. Tareq al-Mergawi, head of the West Giza investigation department.

The source added that five other police officers had been injured by the twin blasts, including Giza deputy security chief Maj. Gen. Abdel-Raouf al-Serafi.

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