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At least three killed in Egypt bus blast near Israel border

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At least three killed in Egypt bus blast near Israel border

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Two Koreans and an Egyptian driver have been killed by a blast on a tourist bus in the Sinai peninsula near Egypt’s border with Israel. The explosion wounded 14 other Korean tourists.

The cause of the blast was not immediately clear.

Islamist militants based in the largely lawless Sinai have stepped up attacks on security
forces since president Mohamed Mursi’s downfall in July, killing hundreds.