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Egyptian security forces kill gunman who opened fire at foreign tourists in a hotel

Egyptian security forces kill gunman who opened fire at foreign tourists in a hotel

Egypt

Egyptian security forces killed a gunman who opened fire at the entrance to a hotel in the Red Sea resort city of Hurghada on Friday, state television reported.

Later reports indicate three foreign tourists, one from Sweden and two Austrians were wounded when a number of gunmen launched the assault after arriving by sea, it said. 

Security forces had repelled the attack, the report said.

This is the second similar attack in two days.

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