An explosion rocked a tour bus near the pyramids in Cairo, Egypt, on May 18. According to local reports, at least a dozen people have been injured.
Egyptian officials say a roadside bomb attack has injured 16 people including tourists near Giza pyramids
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) May 19, 2019
— Sally Nabil (@sallynabil) May 19, 2019
The explosion was caused by a device, which was detonated near the bus, the report stated.
Explosion hits tourist bus near Grand Egyptian Museum at pyramids, media reports say https://t.co/xEZuX0zheE
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 19, 2019
— Mirror Breaking News (@MirrorBreaking_) May 19, 2019
Two sources told Reuters that many of those injured in the blast were tourists, as reported by The Mirror.
— Saudi Gazette (@Saudi_Gazette) May 19, 2019
Details about the incident are scant. It’s not clear if there were any deaths, and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Social media photos showed what appeared to be a damaged bus and what looked like injured tourists.
Earlier this year, three Vietnamese tourists and a guide were killed when a bomb went off less than 2.5 miles near the Giza pyramids.