Two grenades exploded in the underground Cairo on Thursday. According to preliminary data, there were 16 victims, and directly due to the explosion injured four people, 12 of them received minor injuries as a result of panic and stampede.
According to witnesses, explosive devices worked in the second car of the train, when he was at the station “El Marge”. Immediately after the explosion, among the passengers began to panic. The work of the metro line, on which the explosion occurred, was suspended. According to local journalists at the moment detachments of sappers combing the railroad tracks in the subway, stations and cars of subway trains.
Tourists among the victims at the moment is not detected. At the Russian Embassy also reported that information about the Russians, who could be in the Cairo metro in the moment of the explosion has not yet been reported. In tourism note that the probability of finding in the Cairo underground Russian tourists is extremely small. “Still valid recommendation Russian tour operators not to organize guided tours in major cities in Egypt,” said the press Secretary of the Federal tourism Agency Irina Segalove. What excursions to Cairo is not running, confirm and representatives of the local host companies.
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