Tourism Minister escorts South African tourists to Pyramids
The tourists were targeted earlier today by an explosion at Al Remaya district in Giza governorate
Al-Mashat visited the hospital where the tourists were checked to be treated from minor injuries due to the explosion, escorted a group of them to visit the Pyramids and the Great Sphinx.
Today an incident took place in Giza involving a bus and a minor explosion. Of the 28 passengers on the bus we can confirm some minor injuries with three being treated at the hospital as a precaution. All of those involved are being fully supported in their onward travels. #Egypt— Rania A. Al Mashat (@RaniaAlMashat) May 19, 2019
The tourists received a brief on the history of the monuments from the director of Giza Pyramids area. The minister was keen to escort the tourists to their hotel where she met the South African ambassador to Egypt.
An explosion has targeted a bus carrying 25 tourists from South Africa and a private car carrying four civilians in Al Remaya area, Giza.
Injured people were reported; they suffered minors injures due to shattered glass of bus windows.