“In November [25, 1993], during the ongoing trials of al-Jihad, [al-Jihad leader Ayman al-] Zawahiri attempted to kill Egypt’s prime minister, Atef Sidqi. A car bomb exploded as the minister was driven past a girls’ school in Cairo. The minister, in his armored car, was unhurt, but the explosion injured twenty-one people and killed a young schoolgirl. …Her death outraged Egyptians, who had seen more than 240 people killed by the Islamic Group in the previous two years.”

 – Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower, Page 211