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CAIRO, (Reuters) – A small nail bomb exploded in Cairo on Monday, damaging a car but not injuring anyone, a police source said.

A man threw the bomb in a street in Giza, a few kilometres (miles) from the Pyramids, one of Egypt”s main tourist sites.

The target was not immediately clear.

Egypt”s state MENA news agency said the car”s front windshield had been smashed by fireworks let off by boys.

Two militant attacks in Cairo on April 30 wounded four tourists and killed one man and two women attackers. An attack on April 7 killed the bomber and three foreigners.

Militants launched larger attacks on tourist resorts in the Sinai peninsula in July this year and October 2004. More than 100 people were killed in the two attacks.

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