2 tourists dead after knife attack on Egypt beach resort
The assailant attacked tourists of several nationalities with a knife according to a statement from Egypt's Interior Ministry. Two German women were killed while two Czech nationals were wounded in the attack, Reuters reports.
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.
An image uploaded to Twitter by an Al Jazeera journalist claims to show the attacker being restrained by hotel staff.
RT.com verified the location of a video also uploaded to the same account to the Sunny Days El Palacio resort in Hurghada.
موقع صدى البلد ينشر صور للشاب الذى طعن سائحتين وأصاب أخرى في الغردقة وتقول إن "مختل" pic.twitter.com/Y1cowvXWdR— Amr Elqazaz (@amrsalama) July 14, 2017
Video shows the wounded being removed from the resort by ambulance.