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TASS, July 30. The offender who attacked with a knife on foreign tourists in the Egyptian resort town of Hurghada, was a supporter of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This was reported by Reuters with reference to sources in security.
Wounded during the terrorist attack in Egypt Hurghada July 14, the citizen of the Czech Republic died
The condition of the wounded in Hurghada Russians good
Media: attacked tourists in Hurghada the offender came to the city in search of work
The Prosecutor’s office of Egypt: the motives of the crime in Hurghada is still not clear
According to him, a similar conclusion was made in the course of the investigation of the police.
July 14 at one of the hotels of Hurghada criminal with a knife attacked foreign tourists. The incident had killed two citizens of Germany. Injured two citizens of Armenia, resident of the Czech Republic and Russia . On 27 July, Czech authorities announced the death of 36-year-old Czech citizen in a hospital in Cairo.
Earlier, the Governor of the Egyptian province of the Red sea, Ahmed Abdullah said that “the attack on tourists in Hurghada is an individual act.” “It happens in all countries of the world,” he explained. On 15 July the representative of the Supreme Prosecutor’s office of the state security of Egypt, which transferred jurisdiction of the case about the attack on foreigners, stated that “the motives and circumstances of the crime, which resulted in the killing and wounding foreign tourists, it is still not clear.” In a statement, the Ministry also noted that currently, it turns out, “was it the attack of individual action, criminal act, terrorist attack, or even any kind of crime.”