Scenes of bus blast that killed three Vietnamese tourists in Egypt

By AFP   December 29, 2018 | 01:13 pm GMT+7

The bombing that killed three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian tour guide on a bus in Cairo was the first attack to target foreign tourists in more than a year.

Scenes of bus blast that killed three Vietnamese tourists in Egypt

A tourist bus which was attacked being towed away from the scene, in Giza Province south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, on December 28.

Three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian tour guide were killed and 12 others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near their bus as it traveled close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo, at 6:15 p.m. (11:15 p.m. Hanoi time). Photos by AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed

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Members of the Egyptian security forces stand guard at the scene of the attack.

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Egypt authorities have contacted Vietnam's embassy to help take care of the injured and mitigate the impacts of the incident.

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The white tourist bus could be seen with its windows shattered and surrounded by soot-covered debris.

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Blood stains are all over the bus.

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A member of the Egyptian security forces stands guard at the scene.

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Egyptian authorities are probing the bomb attack. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the incident.

 
 
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