Four dead in attack on bus with tourists in Egypt

In an attack on a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists in the Egyptian capital of Cairo on Friday, four people to life come. Twelve others were injured.

According to the Egyptian ministry of the Interior are among the dead three Vietnamese tourists and the Egyptian guide. Ten of the Vietnamese tourists and the Egyptian driver were injured.

Only two occupants of the bus, also Vietnamese tourists, escaped unharmed.

The incident took place at the pyramids of Giza, south of Cairo. There would be an explosive are used, along the side of the road was blocked.

The Egyptian government has been embroiled in a battle with islamic extremists, who are mainly active in the Sinai peninsula. Occasionally found also on the Egyptian mainland attacks. Often, the coptic christians as a target, but also tourists have in the past been affected.

The incident on Friday seems to be the first attack on tourists in almost two years, reports AP.


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