Explosion heard near police building in Egyptian city of Suez: state TV

CAIRO Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:27am EST

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An explosion was heard on Saturday near a police building in the Egyptian city of Suez, state television reported.

The building was a camp for riot police in the city, which lies at the southern entrance to the Suez Canal.

One security source told Reuters that three attackers had planted a bomb and fled before the explosion.

(Reporting By Omar Fahmy and Sameh Bardisi; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Janet Lawrence)