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Middle East Egypt's top prosecutor assassinated by car bomb blast

Hisham Barakat died from wounds suffered in the explosion. He was leaving his home in a vehicle convoy when the attack occurred.

Mohamed Abd El Ghany/REUTERS

Egypt's top public prosecutor died on Monday of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his Cairo home on Monday in a marked escalation of Islamist militant attacks on the judiciary.

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