Bombs, protests hit Egypt in run-up to presidential election

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Two suicide bombings in Egypt’s South Sinai killed a soldier and wounded at least seven people on Friday, less than four weeks before a presidential election is due to be held, official sources said.In other violence, a policeman was killed in a Cairo bomb attack while in the port city of Alexandria, two people were shot dead when supporters of deposed President Mohamed Mursi clashed with residents.Militant attacks and other political violence have spiraled since the army overthrew Mursi, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, last July after mass protests against his rule.Former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who led the action, is expected to win the presidential election on May 26 and 27.

For full report read …… http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/02/us-egypt-violence-idUSBREA4104E20140502

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