Chancellor Hussein Abdul Khalil; Chairman of the State Lawsuits Authority(SLA) denounced on Tuesday the despicable terrorist incident which took place late on Monday near Al-Azhar mosque in Al-Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood, resulting in the death of a police officer and two police sergeants.
According to an official statement, Chancellor Hussein Abdul Khalil stressed that such terrorist incidents will not undermine Egyptian people’s unity and determination to continue the development and prosperity path under the wise leadership of President Abdul Fattah El-Sisi.
Earlier on Tuesday, Interior Ministry said that the suicide bombing occurred after police surrounded the suspect following a chase.
Security forces identified the attacker as Al Hasan Abdullah, who resided in the old neighborhood.
The Interior Ministry added that the suspect was allegedly involved in an attack in Giza governorate last Friday, in which an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted near Al-Istiqamah Mosque.
Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek launched an investigation into the attack.