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Egypt: Blast hits tour bus near Giza pyramids, 4 killed

Egypt: Blast hits tour bus near Giza pyramids, 4 killed

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Dec 2018, 08:50 am

Cairo, Dec 29 (IBNS): A roadside blast near Giza pyramids in Egypt left four people killed, media reports said on Saturday.

The incident left 12 others injured.

According to reports, the blast near the bus left three Vietnamese tourists and a local tour guide killed.

A bomb hidden beside a wall went off as the bus carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists was passing, BBC reported.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly was quoted as saying by BBC the bus hit the device after it went off its planned route without alerting security forces.

Apart from the Egyptian driver, the other injured people are reportedly Vietnamese tourists.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

British diplomat reacts:

British Ambassador to Egypt  Geoffrey Adams tweeted: " Our hearts go out to the families of the victims and all those affected in today’s incident in Giza, and to the Egyptian authorities as they respond.
The UK stands with Egypt in the fight against terrorism."


 

Egypt: Blast hits tour bus near Giza pyramids, 4 killed

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