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2 tourists stabbed to death at Egyptian Red Sea resort

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Posted at 5:06 PM, Jul 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-14 13:46:00-04

HURGHADA, EGYPT (Sada albalad Newspaper/CNN) -  At least two people are dead, and four others injured, after a man attacked tourists with a knife on a Red Sea beach resort.

Egyptian security forces have arrested the man, and victims are being treated at a local hospital. 

An early investigation shows the attacker infiltrated the beach area of a hotel by swimming in from a nearby public beach.

The Associated Press reported that the victims were female German tourists. 

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