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.