ISIS Egypt affiliate claims attack on hotel

2016-01-08 19:55


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Cairo - An Egyptian Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack on a hotel near the Giza Pyramids, which Egypt said has produced no casualties.

In a statement carried by ISIS supporters on Twitter on Friday, the group claimed the attack a day earlier left tourists and security officers dead or injured.

The Associated Press could not independently verify the authenticity of the claim.

Egypt's Interior Ministry said no one was hurt in the incident at the Three Pyramids Hotel, but the attack damaged the hotel's facade and also a bus parked in front of the building.

Witnesses at the scene, including Arab Israeli citizens who were staying at the hotel, said the attackers used flares and live bullets in the attack.

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