According to the interior minister, nine people were injured.
An eyewitness who saw the bloody aftermath of the blast said it was caused by a suicide bomber detonating near a tent full of protesters outside the office,...
'The building was damaged by the blast, but the ballot boxes were unaffected'
The attack bore all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, the Islamist militants whose insurgency has left at least 20,000 people dead
The ministry also said it was "pursuing its efforts" to identify another attacker who targeted another church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta hours earlier...
"While they were arguing, one of them perhaps lost his patience and set off his explosives."
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