Attacked tourists in Hurghada will be placed in a psychiatric clinic
CAIRO, Aug 7 — RIA Novosti. Egyptian prosecutors ordered to be placed in a mental health facility man accused of knife attack on tourists in Hurghada, for examination.
As reported by the state Agency Arab Republic, the term for placing men in the hospital will be 45 days, during this time, experts should check his mental condition.
The fourteenth of July, armed with a knife a man by the shore slipped from the territory of the public beach to the beach of one of Hurghada hotels and attacked vacationing tourists. Two tourists from Germany were killed, a citizen of the Czech Republic died later in the hospital, two citizens of Armenia and one Russian were wounded. The assailant was arrested, the investigation is held by Prosecutor’s office of Egypt. The official version of the attack has not yet named.
According to the Agency Reuters referring to sources in the security agencies, the attacker was a supporter of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG*, banned in Russia). However, the Prosecutor of the state security of Egypt has denied information about the alleged connection to the incident in Hurghada with terrorist activities.
*A terrorist organization banned in Russia.