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Egypt police kill 40 terrorists after tourist bus attack in Giza: Ministry

Two raids in the Giza governorate killed 30 'terrorists', while the remaining 10 were killed in the restive North Sinai

AFP | PTI  |  Cairo 

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Security forces stand near a tourist bus after a roadside bomb in an area near the Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. (Photo:PTI)

-killed 40 "terrorists" in separate raids early Saturday, a day after a roadside bomb near the pyramids killed three Vietnamese tourists and their guide, the interior ministry said.

Two raids in the governorate killed 30 "terrorists", while the remaining 10 were killed in the restive North Sinai, the ministry said in a statement.

It said authorities acted after receiving information the suspects were preparing a series of attacks against state and tourist institutions and churches. 

 

First Published: Sat, December 29 2018. 15:20 IST
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