Egypt police kill 40 militants after tourist bus attack

Published: Dec 29, 2018, 10:50 am IST

(UNI) Egyptian police killed dozens of suspected militants in security raids, one day after the killing of three tourists in a bomb blast in Cairo, according to the country’s interior ministry on Saturday.

Three Vietnamese tourists and an Egyptian guide were killed on Friday in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a tourist bus near the world-famous Pyramids in Gaza province, west of Cairo.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

In a statement, the interior ministry said security forces killed at least 40 suspected militants in raids in the provinces of Giza and northern Sinai, Anadolu Agency reported

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