On Friday, July 14, at about 16:00, in the tourist center of Hurghada (approximately 400 km South of Cairo), was attacked tourists. The attack killed two citizens of Germany.
The incident occurred 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.
Eyewitnesses reported that the attacker – a young man, about twenty years old, armed with a knife. 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.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic confirmed that among the victims 36-year-old tourist from that country, who was wounded in the leg. The Consul General of the Russian Federation Dzhamshed Boltaev reported that another victim – a woman with dual citizenship of Russia and Ukraine. The representative of the Armenian foreign Ministry said that the attack was wounded two citizens of Armenia.
Egyptian media, including Egyptian Streets, according to the name of the offender. This – Abdel-Rahman Shams El-DIN, 28-year-old resident of Kafr El-Sheikh.
Currently he is under investigation. The police have not yet announced any details on the motive for the crime. However, the Egyptians in social networks say that the attack was a result of a quarrel the offender with one of the victims.
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