An explosion that hit a tourist bus near the famous pyramids of Giza in Egypt has caused 17 injured people, including Egyptians and South Africans, the agency France-Presse reported.
An explosive device detached the Associated Press reports that at least 16 people, including tourists, were injured in the explosion, citing authorities.
The Associated Press reports that at least 16 people, including tourists, were injured in the explosion and quoted by the authorities. Egyptians talking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to provide information to the media.
According to France-Presse, images of the explosion sites circulate on social networks showing the damaged bus and the garbage on the road. Efe reported that the bus had 25 South African tourists, some of whom were injured in the explosion of an "unidentified" sweetcorn, without any confirmation of the dead.
In recent years, Egypt has fought against Islamic militants on the Sinai Peninsula in a rebellion that sometimes spreads to the Christian minority or tourists.
The attack comes at a time when the tourism industry that is crucial to Egypt shows signs of recovery after years of crisis due to political turmoil and the violence that followed the uprising in 201
To reach foreign tourists near the famous pyramids in less than six months
On December 28, at least four people died and another 10 were injured after a homemade bomb exploded that struck a tourist bus in the pyramids of Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo.