the Explosion occurred four miles from the pyramids of Giza. According to the ministry of interior, quoted by several news agencies, the killing of the tourists from Vietnam.
the Bomb, according to news agency AP, have been against a wall on the side of the road and detonated when the bus drove past.
aboard the bus, the 14 tourists from Vietnam and two egyptian citizens, writes the news site Egypt Independent. Among the injured is the bus driver while the local guide were killed.
the Bomb exploded 18.15 local time. Security forces were called immediately to the site. No group has yet claimed the attack.
– the Bus deviated from the route which has been secured by security forces, says the Egyptian prime minister Mostafa Madbouly to the egyptian Extra News TV.
for The first time in two years that an attack be directed against foreign tourists in Egypt. For the past seven years of political turmoil and terror attacks has resulted in a severe blow to tourism, which is the most important component of Egypt. Revenues have more than halved.
the Number of foreign visitors declined dramatically following the arab spring and the popular uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011. The military coup against the Muslim brotherhood and the first democratically elected president, mohammed Morsi two years later scared off more visitors.
did the jihadis multiple attacks against hotels and tourist buses.
In October, 2015 was blown up a Russian airliner full of tourists all over the Sinai peninsula. All the 224 on board were killed and a terrorist group closely associated with the jihadistsekten Islamic state said to have placed a bomb on board that caused the explosion.
the minority has been the target of jihad attacks. Since 2016 has more than 100 christians killed in the atrocities against churches and buses with pilgrims.
Since the end of 2016, the tourism in Egypt recovered slightly. Friday's attacks against the vietnamese tourists probably means that the security will be tightened for the upcoming new year celebrations.