CAIRO - Egypt's state grains buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), said on Thursday it bought 420,000 metric tons of wheat in an international tender.

The purchase comprised 210,000 metric tons of Russian wheat for Jan. 10-20 shipment and 210,000 metric tons of wheat for Jan. 21-31, GASC said.

(Reporting by Sarah El Safty and Michael Hogan Editing by Chris Reese and Diane Craft)