At Least 6 DEAD In Bombing ATTACK At MAJOR Tourist Attraction… Here’s What We Know

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AT LEAST six people have been killed in a bomb attack on a road leading to the Great Pyramid of Giza – a tourist attraction popular with British holidaymakers.

The Express reports that the explosion appeared to have come from a rubbish bin in Cairo along a route used to access the entrance to the world heritage site, which lies in a western suburb of the capital.

Giza, one of the the seven wonders of the world and the only one to remain largely intact, welcomes thousands of British tourists every year.

However the dead are said to all be policemen and administrative officers working close to the landmark.

There have been no confirmed foreign casualties although four civilians were also injured.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Al Haram street – a main thoroughfare between central Cairo and the pyramids.

The attack, close to a government building in a middle class neighbourhood, was the latest in a series of security incidents in Egypt often claimed by radical Islamists.

Security forces killed three gunmen on Tuesday in a raid on a hideout in southern Egypt used by what they described as an armed wing of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt has been a violent place the past several years. In 2012, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was elected President, but just over a year later the military overthrew the regime and placed Morsi in prison where he was tried and convicted of illegally detaining and torturing dissenters.

The military chief, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, is currently president, and is overseeing a crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood. Since then, the government has incarcerated tens of thousands of alleged MB memebers, and 1,400 have been killed so far as of late November 2016, according to the BBC.

If a terrorist group claims responsibility, or is implicated, for the attack, more crackdowns of suspected terrorists is likely.

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