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Three tourists injured in attack at Egyptian Red Sea resort

Three tourists injured in attack at Egyptian Red Sea resort

In another blow to Egypt’s ailing tourism industry, two men armed with knives attacked foreign tourists at a hotel in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Friday, injuring three of them, authorities said.

The men sneaked into a restaurant belonging to the Bella Vista hotel and started randomly stabbing tourists, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said in a statement.

Police opened fire on the assailants, killing one and seriously injuring the other, the Health Ministry said. The ministry identified the stabbing victims as two Swedes and an Austrian, but the Interior Ministry said they were two Austrians and a Swede.

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