EOHR condemns the attack to a police checkpoint in Boulaq Abo ElAela

September 21st, 2014 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) expresses its deep sorrow for the loss of two members of the police, after today’s explosion in Boulaq Abo ElAela (21 September 2014), considered an abject terrorist operation. EOHR strongly condemns this event and calls for the quick arrest of the perpetrators and their punishment through the maximum penalty. It also demands for quickly prosecuting them and bringing them to justice.

An explosion took place in Boulaq Abo ElAela Sunday noon, near the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with a bomb planted in a tree close to the security forces responsible for preventing vendors to come back in the streets in 26 July st. The bomb killed colonel Khaled Mohamed Saafan and lieutenant Mohamed Mahmoud Abo Sareaa and injured 7 others.

EOHR mourns the death of two police officers, martyrs of duty, victims of the explosion caused by terrorists and asks God to forgive and be merciful with them and to give their families patience.

The Organization also condemns this criminal incident, asserting the need to punish the perpetrators and those of the previous terrorist incidents. It also calls upon the Egyptian authorities to quickly arrest those involved in these incidents, refer them to a fair and transparent trial, punish them, and protect the police and the army, who are assaulted from these groups which systematically commit these crimes.

Hafez Abo Seada, president of the Organization, asserted that the attack to the Egyptian police and army violates the fundamental human rights, as the right to life, freedom and personal safety, stressing that Egypt is determined to eradicate terrorism and to eliminate this deviant group that tries to tamper the destiny of this nation.

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