Bomb explodes at Egypt police station, five officers hurt

CAIRO Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:26pm EDT

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CAIRO (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at a police station in a province north of Cairo early on Wednesday, wounding five police officers, two security sources told Reuters.

Unknown assailants threw the bomb from a passing car in Mansoura, the capital of Dakhalia province, they said.

The explosion occurred after a day of clashes between opponents and Islamist supporters of Egypt's deposed president, Mohamed Mursi, killed nine people in Cairo.

(Reporting by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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