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Bomb attack in Egypt: 4 people killed in an explosion of a tourist bus on an excursion to the Giza pyramids

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 December 2018, 10:37 IST

At least 4 people killed and 10 others injured after an explosion on Friday targeted a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on an excursion to the Giza pyramids, said Egyptian authorities.

Reportedly, three tourists died along with a tour guide, an Egyptian citizen, Attorney General Nabil Ahmed Sadeq said.

 

Reportedly, the driver and nine other Vietnamese visitors were left injured in the explosion.

According to the interior ministry, a makeshift explosive devoce was placed next to a wall on Al-Marioteya Road was detonated at 6.15 p.m. as the bus rolled past.

However, the three tourists were pronounced dead at the spot and the tourist guide died on the operating table at El Haram hospital, Prime Minister Mustafa Madbuli told reporters.

The Vietnamese tourist hav come to visit the pyramids for the nightly spectacle of music and illumination put on by Sound and Light, company chief Sameh Saad told EFE.

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First published: 29 December 2018, 9:33 IST
 
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