2016 Hurghada attack

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2016 Hurghada attack
Part of Sinai insurgency
Red Sea in Egypt (2011).svg
Location of Red Sea Governorate in Egypt.
Location Hurghada, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt
Date 8 January 2016
Deaths 1 attacker
Non-fatal injuries
3 foreign tourists
Perpetrators 2 attackers with an ISIL flag

On 8 January 2016, two militants, armed with a melee weapon and a signal flare, arrived by sea and stormed the Bella Vista Hotel in the Red Sea city of Hurghada, stabbing three foreign tourists from Austria and Sweden. One of the attackers was killed by the security personal, the other one was injured.[1] The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility.[2]

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References

  1. "Foreign tourists stabbed & slashed in attack on Egyptian resort of Hurghada". rt.com. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "ISIS Egypt Hotel Attack: Deadly Hurghada Resort Siege On Foreign Tourists Claimed By Islamic State Group". ibtimes.com. 8 January 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2016.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>