An explosion rocked Egypt’s capital, Cairo, late Monday when a man blew himself up behind Al-Azhar mosque, local media reported.

At least two police officers were killed and another two were injured in the suicide attack in the Al Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

According to a report by local news site Egypt Today, security forces identified the attacker as Al Hasan Abdullah, 37, who resided in the old neighborhood.

The suspect was allegedly involved in an attack in Giza governate last Friday in which an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted near Al-Istiqamah Mosque, the ministry added.

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