Reuters: Bomb kills two Vietnamese tourists near Cairo pyramids

20:57, 28 December 2018
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Ten of the injured were Vietnamese tourists and two were Egyptians – the driver and a tour guide, an interior ministry statement said, Reuters reported.

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The bus was hit by an explosion from an improvised device hidden near a wall on Marioutiya street at around 1815 (1615 GMT), the ministry said.

About two hours later the bus could be seen behind a police cordon with one of its sides badly damaged and the windows blown out, a Reuters reporter said.

Dozens of police and firefighters were at the scene, on a narrow sidestreet close to the ring road.

Police are investigating, the ministry said.

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