Update: 10 killed as explosion hits tourist bus in Cairo, Egypt

At least 10 people have been killed when an explosion hit a tourist bus near the Egyptian capital of Cairo.

The blast occurred in the afternoon when the bus carrying 25 foreign tourists was hit by an explosive device near the Grand Egyptian Museum.

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According to Egypt’s security department, the blast was caused by unknown explosive put outside the fence of the museum.

Preliminary investigation shows that the blast was triggered by a remote-controlled device.

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities said the blast didn’t cause damage to the museum, which is under repair and scheduled to open to the public next year.

No individual or organization has claimed responsibility for the blast.

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