Two Armenian nationals injured in Hurgada stabbing

Public Radio of Armenia

July 14 2017
21:50, 14 Jul 2017
Siranush Ghazanchyan

Two Armenian nationals were injured in stabbings at a hotel in the popular Red Sea resort of Hurghada that left two tourists killed, reports the Armenian Embassy in Egypt.

The injuries are not life-threatening, the Embassy said.

Two tourists, reported to be women, were killed in the incident, the BBC quotes Egyptian medical officials as saying.

At least four other people were injured and a man has been arrested. The attacker was neutralized thanks to efforts of one of the Armenians, Spokesman for the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tigran Balayan said in a Twitter post.

The suspect is being questioned by police to determine his motives, the interior ministry said.

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