September 5, 2013 / 10:47 AM / 5 years ago

Egypt minister says attack just 'the beginning'

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s interior minister said a bomb attack on his convoy on Thursday was “not the end but the beginning” of a new wave of terrorism, but that the authorities would win out.

Egypt's newly appointed Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim speaks to media at his office in Cairo January 5, 2013. REUTERS/El-Youm el-Sabaa Newspaper

Responding to a question on whether the attack marked the start of “a new wave of terrorism”, Mohamed Ibrahim said: “What happened today is not the end but the beginning”.

He added that citizens needed to take care.

Reporting by Ali Abdelatti; Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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