Deadly explosion outside Egypt’s cancer institute

An explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in the centre of the capital, Cairo, has killed 19 people and injured 30 others.

The interior ministry said a car travelling against the traffic collided on the corniche with other vehicles, causing an explosion.

Pictures show the burnt remains of at least one car:

There is no immediate indication that the incident was terror-related.

The health ministry says staff and patients inside the hospital were unharmed.

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