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Support for victims ofdeadly bomb attack in Egypt

by VTV431 December 2018 Last updated at 13:00 PM

VTV.vn - Eight Vietnamese tourists who were hit by a bomb attack in Egypt will return to Vietnam today, December 31st.

Earlier, the Vietnamese embassy in Egypt had a working session with tourism service companies to discuss measures to support the victims and their families. Procedures are being processed to bring the remains of three dead victims home, while three heavily injured victims are still hospitalised and will go home when their conditions permit. Saigontourist and insurance partners are committed to giving worthy compensation money to tourists, after assessment of the damage is complete.

Egyptian government to fight terrorism by all means

Security is being tightened across Egypt after A roadside bomb hit a Vietnamese tourist bus near the Giza Pyramids last week. Egypt's Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfik said on Sunday that terrorism will not lessen the government's resolve to fight terrorism by all available means.

His comments came during a meeting with security leaders at the Information and Crisis Management Centre. Tawfik stressed that the security officials will not hesitate to take measures to protect Egypt's security and stability.

Egypt's Interior Ministry will not allow the law to be broken and will deal with utmost firmness with any attempts to harm the security and safety of citizens. Preparations are underway to deploy security forces at places of worship, important installations and vital tourist destinations during the holiday period.

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