Shots fired at tourists
Wednesday 17 February 1993
Police said the bus was on its way from the southern city of Luxor to Cairo. Police escorting the bus exchanged fire with the attackers.
It was the fifth attack against tourists in Egypt this year, all minor, with no injuries. The militants have traditionally targeted police and Egyptian Christians. They turned to attacking tourists last year to embarrass the government and reduce its largest source of foreign currency.
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