Several German media, including Bild, have reported that 28-year-old Arab who attacked foreign tourists in Hurghada, associated with a terrorist organization «Islamic state».
However, while this information is not confirmed neither by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Egypt nor the Egyptian media.
We will remind, incident has occurred on Friday, July 14, on the private beach belonging to the hotel Sunny Days El Palacio. The man entered the territory of the hotel with the public beach nearby. He attacked several groups of tourists, trying to strike blows with a knife in the face, neck and legs. The attack killed two citizens of Germany.
During the attack he shouted in Arabic: «Egyptians, stand back, I don’t want to hurt Egyptians».
The attacker managed to injure 6 people before he twisted the staff. Obezdil criminal, they put him in a cart of suitcases. Then on a scene there has arrived police.
Egyptian media reported the name of the offender. This – Abdel-Rahman Shams El-DIN, 28-year-old resident of Kafr El-Sheikh, a student of the faculty of Economics. Currently he is under investigation.