A terrorist attack took the lives of two people and injured a dozen more in Egypt Friday; targeting a tourist bus as it made its way towards the country’s world-famous ancient pyramids.
“Two tourists are killed and 12 more injured after bomb blast hits tour bus near Pyramids in Egypt’s first terror attack against foreign holiday makers in two years,” writes the Daily Mail. “Two Vietnamese visitors died when the homemade device ripped through the bus after it was concealed behind a wall.”
According to officials, the explosion occurred at 6:15PM local time when the bus passed a section of wall used to hide the device from motorists and pedestrians.
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“No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack and it was not clear whether the vehicle had struck the bomb or whether it was launched from the side of the road,” adds the Daily Mail.
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