German authorities confirmed the death of two German citizens in the attack in Hurghada

© REUTERS / Mohamed Abd El GhanyГоспиталь in Hurghada, where he had been injured in the attack on the hotel, 15 July 2017German authorities confirmed the death of two German citizens in the attack in Hurghada© REUTERS / Mohamed Abd El Ghany

German authorities confirmed the death of two German citizens in the attack on tourists in Hurghada in Egypt, reports AFP.

«At the moment, unfortunately we can confirm that two German tourists were killed during the attack in Hurghada», — quotes Agency the message of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Germany.

#BREAKING Germany confirms two nationals killed in Egypt resort attack

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On Friday, the 28-year-old man with a knife crept along the shore with areas of public beach to the beach of one of Hurghada hotels, where it attacked foreign tourists. As a result, two tourists from Germany were killed and another four citizens of Armenia, the Czech Republic and Russia — were injured. The two victims deep penetrating wounds, two women, including a Russian woman, suffered superficial injuries. The doctors promise that the citizen of Russia may be discharged from the hospital on Saturday evening.

The assailant was arrested. The motive for the attack is still unknown, according to available information, the offender may suffer from mental illness. Also considered the version of act of terrorism and domestic conflict.

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