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A Bomb Blast Hits Egypt’s Stability
A Bomb Blast Hits Egypt’s Stability
An instant statement by MB Leader, Muhammad Mahdi Akef, that came to express Muslim brotherhood’s position on the blast as the leader said, ’ these bombings has nothing to do with religion and for whatever reasons this act was carried out it should be condemned and it shows lack of understanding on current affairs and religious beliefs.
Sunday, February 22,2009 15:41
IkhwanWeb

A bomb explosion hit the famous touristic area, Khan Al-Khalili bazaar in the area of Al-Hussain in Cairo, a French tourist was killed and about 17 other people were injured, mostly foreign tourists.

 

Witnesses said a second device was discovered and was safely defused by disposal experts. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack and it is not yet clear if the tourists had been deliberately targeted.

 

An instant statement by MB Leader, Muhammad Mahdi Akef, that came to express Muslim brotherhood’s position on the blast as the leader said, ’ these bombings has nothing to do with religion and for whatever reasons this act was carried out it should be condemned and it shows lack of understanding on current affairs and religious beliefs.

 

Islam is a religion that insures for every humanbeing, whatever his religious background or ethencity might be, well being, physical safety and wealth. He also pointed at Islam’s position on sacredness of humanbeing’s blood and soul.

 

‘This action is targeted at Egypt’s stability and internal security and we offer our condolences to the people hit by the bomb, wither Foreigners or Egyptians, and our prayers for Egypt’s peace and stability.’ Akef added.

 

22nd Sunday 2009’s bomb blast is not the only incident under same circumstances for The Khan al-Khalili area was targeted in 2005, when three people - including an American and a French tourist - were killed in a blast.

tags: Bomb Explosion / Khan Al-Khalili / Al-Hussain / Cairo / Akef / Islam
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