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An explosion was heard near a police building in the Egyptian city of Suez today, according to reports on state TV.
The building was a camp for riot police in the city, which lies at the southern entrance to the Suez Canal.
One security source told Reuters that three attackers had planted a bomb and fled before the explosion.
At least four people have been killed during clashes in Cairo, Reuters reported, citing Egyptian security sources.
The Foreign Office has updated its travel advice in light of recent bombings in Egypt surrounding the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising:
25 January is the 3rd anniversary of the 2011 revolution. A number of groups have called for demonstrations to mark the anniversary.
Protests and disruption to travel around the country are likely in the days before and after 25 January.
You are strongly advised to stay inside during this period in Cairo.
Across the country you are also advised to take particular care in the vicinity of government buildings, and to avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings.
Four Egyptian embassy staff have been kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, including a cultural attache, the Libyan Foreign Ministry has said.
It comes after an Egyptian administrative attache was abducted on Friday by unknown gunmen.
No further details about the latest kidnappings were immediately available.
Security has been tightened in Cairo's central Tahrir Square as Egyptians prepare to commemorate the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak.
Security forces have blockaded the roads leading to the square, which remains closed to the public.
During the 2011 uprising, Tahrir Square was at the centre of the anti-government protests and the violent clashes that ensued.
An al-Qaeda-inspired group in Egypt has claimed responsibility for a wave of attacks in Cairo that killed six people on Friday, according to a US-based monitoring service.
The SITE monitoring service said the militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Supporters of Jerusalem) made the claim in a message placed on Jihad forums on Friday.
It said it carried out attacks including a car bomb at a security compound in central Cairo, and told Muslims to stay away from "enemy headquarters and security centres".
Pictures are emerging from a bomb explosion near a police academy in Cairo, on the third anniversary of the revolution.
A reporter from Egyptian radio Sawa has posted images from the aftermath, in which person is reported to have been injured.
A bomb exploded near a police academy in Cairo on Saturday, wounding one person, security sources told Reuters.
The explosion, which occurred on the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, came a day after a wave of bomb attacks targeting police killed six people and raised fears that an Islamic insurgency is gaining momentum.
Islamist militants have stepped up attacks since the army toppled President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood in July. Hundreds of security forces have been killed.
Egypt is on high alert after a wave of bomb attacks targeting police hit Cairo on Friday, killing at least 18 people.
It comes on the eve of the third anniversary of the uprising that toppled former president Hosni Mubarak, raising fears that an Islamist insurgency is gaining pace in Egypt.
Authorities have been bracing for more violence as rival political groups are expected to turn out, including supporters of army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, members of the Muslim Brotherhood and liberals.
The 2011 revolt raised hopes of a stable democracy in the Arab world's largest nation. Instead, relentless political turmoil has hit investment and tourism hard in Egypt.
A fourth explosion has gone off in the Egyptian capital, killing one person, the Associated Press reports.
BREAKING: Egypt state TV says 4th explosion has gone off near movie theater in capital, 1 dead.