Bomb strikes tourist bus near Egypt's Giza pyramids, kills 2

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

Sky News Arabia said the incident occurred in the area of the pyramids. The pyramids are in that region.

It said the bus - carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists - was traveling in the Marioutiyah area near the pyramids when the crude roadside bomb, concealed by a wall, went off. The other two wounded were the Egyptian bus driver and the guide.

CNN's Hossam Ahmed reported from Cairo and Mohammed Tawfeeq reported and wrote from Atlanta.

The interior ministry confirmed the death of two of the tourists, and the state prosecutor's office later said a third had died.

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the bus had "deviated" from a route secured by security services.

MANILA, Philippines-The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday advised Filipino tourists and workers in Egypt to be extra vigilant especially around popular tourist sites.

The bus's windscreen was covered in cracks and its side windows were blown out by the blast.

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"It was bad - people screaming", she said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility. "I don't remember anything after".

"We have been in contact with the embassy of Vietnam to contain the impact of the incident, and what is important now is to take care of the injured", the prime minister said.

Egypt has faced a string of bombings in the past few years, with several targeting Egyptian security forces in the country's Sinai peninsula.

This was the first attack to target foreign tourists in nearly two years.

Security forces have since February been conducting a major operation focused on the Sinai Peninsula, aimed at wiping out a local Daesh branch.

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