New details have become known of the devastating explosion in Egypt, which affected the bus with tourists
The explosive device worked in the area of the Grand Egyptian Museum at the moment when passed the tour bus. According to recent reports, the explosion injured 17 people, most of whom were foreign tourists.
It is worth noting that the scene of the explosion – one of the most popular locations for tourists in the country. While earlier in the area, an explosion occurred near a bus carrying tourists from Vietnam that led to the deaths of 4 people.
In addition, recently – on April 25 in Egypt introduced a state of emergency for a period of three months. In particular, curfews were established in several parts of the Sinai Peninsula, bordering Israel and the Gaza strip. While the government did not disclose the reasons for the introduction of such measures.
Before the state of emergency was introduced in the area in the fight against Islamic extremists.
Earlier, we reported that a strong explosion occurred in the bus with tourists on one of the most popular among Ukrainians resort in Egypt.
The tragedy occurred in the afternoon on Sunday, may 19. It is reported by local media.
According to preliminary data, the explosive device detonated during the passage of a tourist bus near the National Museum in Giza.
Initially it was reported about 12 victims, however, according to recent reports, the explosion injured at least 17 people, mostly foreign tourists. The photographs from the place of incident you can see people with their belongings gathered near a large tourist bus with broken Windows. To the scene arrived the ambulance crews that provide assistance to victims.
It is noted that the bus was heading toward the pyramids in Giza. It is also unknown whether there are victims among the Ukrainians.
Recall that the hellish flames engulfed the building, firefighters can not cope.
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