Twelve people, a mix of Egyptians and Mexican tourists, were killed and 10 were injured when Egyptian security forces mistakenly fired on their group in Egypt’s Western Desert, the country’s Interior Ministry announced Monday morning local time

Egypt’s interior ministry confirms death of 12 Mexicans and Egyptians in Western desert in mistaken attack by joint police/military unit

— Tamer El-Ghobashy (@TamerELG) September 14, 2015

According to a statement released by Egypt’s Ministry of the Interior, the incident occurred when the tourist group, traveling in four vehicles, wandered into a restricted area near where security forces were carrying out an “anti-terror operation.” Read more…

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Egyptian security forces mistakenly fire on Mexican tourist group, kill 12