JUST IN: 2 killed as bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza pyramids


Egyptian security officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus
in an area near the Giza Pyramids, killing at least two people and
wounding 10 others.

The officials said the bus was traveling on Friday in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the roadside bomb went off.

There
was no immediate word on the nationalities of the tourists onboard, but
the officials said one of those killed was an Egyptian.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief the media.

Egypt
has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an
insurgency that has occasionally spelt over to the mainland, hitting
minority Christians or tourists.

However, this is the first attack to
target foreign tourists in almost two years.

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Publish date : 2018-12-28 18:05:03

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