Egypt travel advisory issue

2014-01-24 15:06

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Cairo - The UK Foreign Office has warned travellers to exercise caution in Cairo particularly near Government buildings, and where possible minimise travel around the city for the time being following explosions that have killed four people and injured more than 50.

The bomb exploded outside Cairo's police headquarters and its blast was felt across the capital.

According to BBC reports, there was a second blast a couple of hours later in another part of Cairo, which killed at least one person and wounded 15.

Earlier in the week a warning issued to travellers said  protests and disruption to travel around the country should be expected in the days before and after the anniversary.

The Foreign Office lifted its ban on Cairo Great Cairo, Giza and the Giza Pyramids in November, Egypt and operators have started to reinstate their programmes.

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