October 19, 2018

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Three tourists stabbed in attack on hotel in Egypt

Three tourists stabbed in attack on hotel in Egypt

Two suspected militants stabbed and wounded three foreign tourists – two Austrians and a Swede – at a hotel in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Hurghada yesterday, the Interior Ministry said.

Security forces opened fire at the two assailants, killing one and seriously wounding the other, according to a ministry statement.

The wounded attacker was arrested, according to security officials.

It is the second attack on a hotel frequented by foreign tourists in Egypt in as many days, an ominous development for the country’s already battered tourism industry. Read more

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