Egypt issues publication ban on tourist killing investigation
Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu speaks during a joint press conference with her Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry in Cairo on September 16, 2015. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
The Egyptian prosecution issued on Wednesday a publication ban on the investigation being held regarding the accidental killing of Mexican tourists.
The ban includes all media outlets and only allows for official statements issued from the prosecution office to be published.
The Egyptian security forces bombed a tourist convey mistakenly for entering a 'restricted area' in the western desert on Sunday, according to the Interior Ministry.
12 were killed, including seven Mexican tourists and five Egyptians, while 10 were wounded.
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