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Sat, 15 Jul 2017 11:25 - Updated Sat, 15 Jul 2017 11:27

Egypt: Two Ukrainian tourists reportedly stabbed to death

Two Ukrainian tourists were stabbed to death and four other tourists wounded at a sea beach resort in Egyptian city Hurghada in the afternoon on July 14, several local and foreign media reported, quoting the Egyptian Interior Ministry.

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The Kyiv Post is now trying to confirm the reports.

The attacker, who had reportedly swum to the resort from a public beach nearby, was immediately detained by the police, the report said. It is not yet known why he attacked the tourists.

The wounded tourists were sent to a hospital for treatment.

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry didn’t immediately confirm the reports, saying on Twitter that Ukraine’s consul in Egypt was checking the information.

Earlier, the Consular Department of the Foreign Ministry warned Ukrainians against traveling to Egypt. KP

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