Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

We stand with you in fight against extremism India tells Egypt after deadly terror attack

We stand with you in fight against extremism India tells Egypt after deadly terror attack

Egyptian security officials say a roadside bomb has hit a tourist bus in an area near the Giza Pyramids, in the outskirts of Cairo, killing at least two people and wounding 10 others.

A picture of the aftermath of the attack showed a burned white coach with its windows blown out.

The bus was carrying 14 Vietnamese tourists and two Egyptians - the bus driver and a representative of the tourism company.

No one immediately claimed responsibility.

Egypt has for years been battling an Islamist insurgency in North Sinai, which surged following the 2013 military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi.

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Friday's attack however is the first attack to target foreign tourists in nearly two years.

Egypt has attempted in recent to lure tourists back to the country, with some success.

The bombing took place in the Giza region near Cairo.

More than 450 suspected militants and around 30 Egyptian soldiers have been killed since the offensive began, the army said in October.

Over the past two years, militant attacks against Christians in Egypt - usually targeting churches or buses carrying pilgrims to remote desert monasteries - have killed over a hundred people.

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