Three killed, four injured in suicide attack in Egypt

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Cairo, June 10: At least three militants were killed and four others injured  when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a temple in Egypt on Wednesday, media reported.

Three assailants killed and four bystanders were injured when the attack took place near the ancient Temple of Karnak in the Egyptian city of Luxor, BBC reported.

3 killed, 4 injured in Egypt attack

According to reports, assailants reportedly tried to storm a barricade at the temple, one of Egypt's most popular tourist sites.

Two assailants were shot dead by police while third person managed to cross the barricade and detonated an explosive device.

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No outfit immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Luxor was the site of a massacre in 1997, when jihadist militants killed more than 60 people after attacking a group of foreign tourists visiting the Temple of Hatshepsut, on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings.

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