Egypt: Three foreign tourists stabbed by suspected IS militants at hotel

Posted on January 14, 2016 • Filed under: Egypt, Middle East, Tourists Attacked, Tourists Injured

bbc.com reported three foreign tourists have been stabbed by two suspected Islamic State militants who stormed into a hotel in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Hurghada. The attackers, armed with knives, were shot by police at the Bella Vista hotel after they attacked two Austrian guests and a Swede, officials say. One assailant was killed and the other injured, officials say. The attackers were aiming to kidnap tourists, officials told the BBC. Reports say they raised the IS flag. Read Article

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