Luxor Temple in Egypt attacked by suicide bomber leaving 4 wounded

Published on : Wednesday, June 10, 2015

egyptA suicide bomber and two other suspected terrorists attacked one of the most popular Egyptian temple near Luxor today.

 

According to the tourists, security sources and witnesses, the bomber attacked the Karnak temple in the southern Egyptian city on Wednesday morning. The two other men were attempting to storm a barricade leading to the Karnak temple site and were killed in a shootout with police.

 

According to the security sources, the casualties at Karnak included bazaar shop owners and two policemen. There is no news of any tourists being wounded according to the government officials.

 

 

Until now, no group claimed the responsibility for the attack as the health ministry said. The suicide bombing left four Egyptians badly wounded.

 

The exact number of casualties at Karnak temple is still unclear after this suicide bombing targeted at the popular tourist site of Egypt.

 

The above image is from the scene of explosion. Uniformed and plainclothes police gathered quickly to rescue.

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