Two foreign tourists were killed during the attack in an Egyptian hotel

Two foreign tourists were killed during the attack in an Egyptian hotel

CAIRO, 14 Jul — RIA Novosti, Margarita Kislova. Two foreign tourists were killed and five foreigners were injured in an attack by a stranger with a knife on tourists in the resort town of Hurghada on the Red sea, the statement said the Egyptian security forces.

Initially it was reported that the victims are the Ukrainian tourists, but later Ukraine’s Ambassador to Cairo Gennady laty has not confirmed this information. According to the diplomat, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”, victims can be citizens of Germany or Armenia. The Armenian foreign Ministry, in turn, said that among the wounded there are two Armenian citizens.

The Governor of Red sea province confirmed the death of two foreign tourists, however, neither their gender nor nationality is not specified.

According to informed source of RIA Novosti in a travel Agency, the victims were citizens of Germany.

“The hotel Zahabia were killed two citizens of Germany. Then the killer crept into the El Palacio hotel and wounded one Russian woman, striking her with a knife. She’s alive, but is in serious condition, she is now in the hospital. He also wounded two citizens of Armenia and a citizen of the Czech Republic. The killer ran to the sea in an attempt to escape, but the hotel staff took a motor boat and caught it,” — said the Agency interlocutor.