Omani Foreign Ministry strongly denounced the suicide bombing that took place late Monday near Al-Azhar Mosque in Al-Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood، resulting in the death of a police officer، and two police sergeants.
In an official statement، The Ministry reiterated that Oman stands by brotherly Egypt in its war against terrorism، offering condolences to the victims' families، the government and the people of Egypt and wishing speedy recovery to the injured.
Noteworthy، The suicide blast occurred after police surrounded the suspect following a chase، Egypt’s Interior Ministry said.
Security forces identified the attacker as Al Hasan Abdullah، 37، who resided in the old neighborhood.
The suspect was allegedly involved in an attack in Giza governate last Friday in which an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted near Al-Istiqamah Mosque، the ministry added.
Egypt’s Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek launched an investigation into the attack.