25 SA tourists involved in Egypt bus explosion on their way home

SOURCE: News24.com

The bulk of the South African tourists who were involved in a bus explosion near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids are heading back home.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said in a statement on Sunday night that 25 of the 28 South Africans will be returning to South Africa on Monday morning.

AFP reported that 17 people were injured when an explosion rocked a tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, according to officials.

The wounded included three South African tourists and Egyptians, officials reportedly said on Sunday. There were no reports of deaths. Read More at https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/25-sa-tourists-involved-in-egypt-bus-explosion-on-their-way-home-20190520

Travel advisories for South Africans: Although the SA Department of International Relations and Cooperation (http://www.dirco.gov.za/) do not generally issue warnings about travel to specific countries, some other countries do:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/egypt-travel-advisory.html

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/egypt/terrorism

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