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Car Bomb Kills 12 in Egypt

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At least 12 people were killed in a car bomb attack on police headquarters in Mansoura, the second attack there in recent months, and the deadliest outside of the Sinai Peninsula since July. While none have claimed responsibility for the bombing, a militant group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, owned other similar attacks on security personnel—a group increasingly the target since police officers violently cleared two Cairo protests this summer. A government spokesman laid blame on the Muslim Brotherhood, who condemned the attack.