A popular tourist hotspot along the Red Sea has been targeted by a terrorist.
The attack occurred at a resort in Hurghada, Egypt.
It is an area known to be a tourist hub, stretching 25 miles along the country’s coastline. The location has world renowned scuba diving, a plethora of resorts, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Two Ukrainian tourists were killed in the attack, as it emerges the knifeman appeared to to have swam from a nearby public beach to access the holiday resort.
Other victims have been taken to nearby hospitals and their nationalities are still unknown.
The interior minister confirmed the attack on a beach in the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada. The assailant has been arrested and is being questioned to determine his motives, according to a statement from the ministry. A spokesman for Thomas Cook, who offer holidays in Hughada said: “Thomas Cook is aware of a knife attack that has taken place on the beach in Hurghada in Egypt. We are working with our team on the ground to gather further information. At this stage there is no indication that any British tourists are involved.” –Express