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Explosion in Egypt near police training centre leaves 16 injured

A booby-trapped motorcycle exploded near a police training facility injuring 16 people, the Egyptian interior ministry said
The site of the explosion in Tanta (Twitter)

At least 16 people, including 14 police conscripts, were injured in an explosion in the Egyptian city of Tanta in the vicinity of a police training centre, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday.

The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram quoted eyewitnesses saying that a car exploded in front of the police training centre. The interior ministry said a booby-trapped motorcycle exploded outside the security forces facility.

The site of the explosion (Ahram)

A health ministry official in Tanta told Al Ahram that all the injured are receiving treatment in hospital, including two civilians. 
 
Five of the injured are in critical condition. 

Tanta, between Cairo and Alexandria in the Nile Delta, is the fifth-largest populated area in Egypt.