Three masked men on motorcycles threw the firebombs into the club in the Agouza district early this morning and fled, a security official was quoted as saying by state-run  news agency.

Several people were injured in the attack, the official said. The injured were transferred to a hospital.

The unidentified attackers torched the club by throwing Molotov bottles on it.

A security source said that primary investigation showed that the three assailants attacked the main entrance of the nightclub with about 15 Molotov bottles and birdshots.

The attackers used motorcycles to escape after the incident. The source said police has intensified the search for the attackers.

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