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Member Advisory: Giza Bomb Attack


May 19, 2019
Categories: Alerts, Advisories, Destinations, Security and Intelligence

At least 17 people, including several tourists, were injured when a roadside bomb detonated in Giza on 19 May. The attack reportedly targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African nationals on Marioutiya Road near the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Among the injured were 10 Egyptians and seven South Africans. None of the injuries were reportedly life-threatening. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

The incident marks the second time in six months that a tourist bus has been targeted in Giza: at least four people were killed, including three Vietnamese tourists. Eleven others were injured when a bomb detonated near a bus carrying tourists near the pyramids in Giza on 28 December 2018.

Our operations team is standing by 24/7/365 to provide travel assistance and advisory services to members. Contact Global Rescue at +1 617.459.4200 or email us at memberservices@globalrescue.com.


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