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Two dead in terrorist attack in Egypt

According to the information of the Interior ministry two people died instantly, and 12 others were wounded in touristic bus explosion in Egypt. Among victims tourists from Vietnam and China. The incident took place next to a popular site of Great Pyramids of Giza.

Egypt authorities qualified the blast as a terrorist attack, highly likely of Islamic state (Caliphate).

The bus was carrying 12 Vietnamese touristsย  near near the Giza Pyramids, when an homemade device placed near a wall along the Mariyutiya street went off.
Two people died instantly, 10 were injured as well as the bus driver and the tour guide, both Egyptians.

29.12.2018 (01:20) AMENDED:

The Egyptian tour guide later succumbed to his wounds in hospital, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly told journalists. The death toll was then further raised to four as one of the tourists also died in the hospital,ย according to the office of the Egyptian Prosecutor General.ย