Explosion rocks Cairo’s Tourist Area

February 23rd, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by admin  

Khan el-Khalil At least 8 people have been injured after an explosion struck a tourist area in Cairo, Egypt; foreigners among casualties.

The cause of the blast was an unidentified object exploding near a cafe in the Cairo tourist area of Khan el-Khalil.

Initial reports suggest that the explosion was caused by a bomb.

Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the Old City of Cairo and a major tourist attraction. The district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

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