After the deadly twin bomb blast that rocked two Nile Delta cities of Egypt, Alexandria and Tanta, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in Egypt.
President Sisi announced the state of emergency after holding a high level meeting with the national defence council.
The Islamic State (IS) group had claimed the responsibilities of the deadly twin blasts in the cities of Alexandria and Tanta, around 44 people were reported killed in these horrific incidents.
Under the state of emergency, the police is granted powers of arrest, surveillance and seizures. The freedom of movements is also expected to be cut down.