Blast Hits Tour Bus Near Pyramids in Egypt, Injuries Reported

May 19, 2019 Updated: May 19, 2019

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.

The tour bus was traveling near the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, The National reported.

The explosion was caused by a device, which was detonated near the bus, the report stated.

Two sources told Reuters that many of those injured in the blast were tourists, as reported by The Mirror.

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.

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