2 tourists dead after knife attack on Egypt beach resort

Adam BaderLast Update : Friday 14 July 2017 - 5:13 PM
2 tourists dead after knife attack on Egypt beach resort

An attack at a Red Sea resort in Hurghada, Egypt has killed two people and injured six. It happened at the beach of a hotel with the attacker gaining access to the tourists by swimming from a public area.

A statement from the Interior Ministry said the assailant used a knife in the attack which targeted tourists of several nationalities.The two killed were Ukrainian nationals, a medical source was cited by Reuters as saying.

The attacker was arrested after the stabbings, according to the statement.

Local news reported that the attack occurred at a resort on the Corniche Road which runs adjacent to several hotels.

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