Hurghada is a popular tourist hotspot on the Red Sea coast. The attack came just hours after five policemen were gunned down in the city of Giza when Islamic militants opened fire on their vehicle in the early hours of the morning.
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BREAKING: Egypt terror as six female tourists stabbed in Hurghada holiday resort, two dead
TERROR has struck Egypt after six female foreign tourists were stabbed in the resort of Hurghada.
By Will Kirby, The Express, July 14, 2017 (thanks to Bob):
Two Ukrainian tourists were killed in the attack, as it emerges the knifeman appeared to to have swam from a nearby public beach to access the holiday resort.
Other victims have been taken to nearby hospitals and their nationalities are still unknown.
The interior minister confirmed the attack on a beach in the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada.The assailant has been arrested and is being questioned to determine his motives, according to a statement from the ministry.A spokesman for Thomas Cook, who offer holidays in Hughada said: “Thomas Cook is aware of a knife attack that has taken place on the beach in Hurghada in Egypt. We are working with our team on the ground to gather further information. At this stage there is no indication that any British tourists are involved.”
Hurghada is one of Egypt’s tourist hubs and stretches for 25 miles (40km) along the country’s Red Sea coast. As well as being renowned for scuba diving, it also has a host of resorts, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
This image reportedly shows the attacker in a cage being taken away by police
Hurghada is a popular tourist hotspot on the Red Sea coast
The attack came just hours after five policemen were gunned down in the city of Giza when suspected Islamic militants opened fire on their vehicle in the early hours of the morning.In January 2016, three tourists in Hurghada were been wounded in a stabbing attack by two assailants with apparent ISIS sympathies.
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