Gunmen Fire on Hotel in Egypt, Wounding Foreign Tourists

January 8, 2016 7:55 PM

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CAIRO — Gunmen opened fire on a hotel frequented by Westerners in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada on Friday evening, injuring at least two tourists, Egyptian security officials said.

An official at the Red Sea Security Directorate said that five men participated in the attack, three of whom were killed by Egyptian security forces. The two others fled by boat. The wounded tourists were reported to be from Europe, but there were conflicting reports about their home countries.

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