TERROR IN EGYPT: Three Wounded at Hotel in Suspected ISIS Attack

Screen Shot 2016-01-09 at 8.42.18 AMHonestly, when can we stop hearing about ISIS?

Two Austrians and a Swede were wounded in an attack on an Egyptian Red Sea resort hotel in Hurghada by two suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Friday, in the second hotel attack in Egypt in as many days.

Renata and Wilhelm Weisslein, both 72, and Sammie Olovsson, 27, were in stable condition Saturday, an Egyptian hospital official told the Associated Press.

Olovsson posted on Facebook that he had four stab wounds but was stable, and had been “lucky.”

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The assailants stormed the seaside, four-star Bella Vista Hotel with knives and pellet guns. One was killed by police and the other was seriously wounded, the Interior Ministry said.

The attackers raised the ISIS flag and were aiming to kidnap tourists, officials told the BBC.

The stabbings follow an attack on a bus at a hotel near the Pyramids on Thursday. ISIS claimed that attack, saying it was targeting “a tourist bus carrying Jews.”

Read more: Mashable

 

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