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Egyptian militant group claims responsibility for bombing at Cairo University that wounded 8

  • COMBO - This combination of two file photographs shows Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie, left, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, right, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including Badie and el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year. (AP Photo)

    COMBO - This combination of two file photographs shows Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie, left, on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, right, on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including Badie and el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 file photo, the leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood opposition group, Mohammed Badie attends a press conference at the group's parliamentary office in Cairo. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year.  (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)

    FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 file photo, the leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood opposition group, Mohammed Badie attends a press conference at the group's parliamentary office in Cairo. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, Muslim Brotherhood nominated deputy leader Khairat el-Shater pauses during an interview with the Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year.  (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)

    FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 file photo, Muslim Brotherhood nominated deputy leader Khairat el-Shater pauses during an interview with the Associated Press in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's top prosecutor on Sunday, March 29, 2015 has named 18 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohammed Badie and his deputy Khairat el-Shater, as terrorists in the first implementation of an anti-terror law passed earlier this year. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)  (The Associated Press)

An Egyptian militant group has claimed responsibility for a bombing Saturday in front of Cairo University that wounded eight people, including four police officers.

Ajnad Misr, or "Egypt's soldiers," said in a statement posted early Sunday on a militant website that it planted the bomb targeting police officers and private security guards at the entrances of the university. It said the blast wounded no civilians.

The militants, who largely target security forces, have posted statements on the Islamic State-affiliated website before.

Egypt has been facing regular militant attacks, mostly targeting security forces, since the military's ouster of elected Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in 2013. Militant groups say they are avenging a security crackdown on Islamists, while authorities blame Morsi supporters for the violence.