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Singapore condemns bomb attacks in Cairo

Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has condemned the bomb attacks in Cairo that killed five people on Friday.

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has condemned the bomb attacks in Cairo that killed five people on Friday.

Three bombs hit the Cairo police headquarters and policemen in the Egyptian capital on the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against former president Hosni Mubarak.

In a statement, the MFA said: "Singapore strongly condemns the bombing of the central Cairo police headquarters and bomb blasts in other parts of Cairo.

"We convey our deepest condolences to the families of the victims and support the Egyptian government's efforts to bring the perpetrators of these acts of terrorism to justice."

The ministry said there are no reports of Singaporeans affected by the violence.

The MFA said it is monitoring the developments closely, and the Singapore Embassy in Cairo is in touch with Singaporeans in Egypt.

The MFA advises Singaporeans to defer all non-essential travel to Egypt.

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