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A car packed with explosives detonated outside a security headquarters building in this city north of Cairo early Tuesday, killing 15 people and wounding more than 130 in one of the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt in years.

The powerful blast, which occurred just after 1 a.m. in a cramped quarter of Mansoura, was probably the work of a suicide bomber, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement late Tuesday.

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