An attack was carried out this morning against a group of Israeli tourists in Alexandria, Egypt (LIVE UPDATES). This was reported by Arab media, cited by Haaretz, underlining that two Israeli tourists died. “This morning, during a tourist visit by a group of Israelis to Alexandria, Egypt, a local opened fire on them, killing two Israeli civilians and the local Egyptian guide,” the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem said. “Furthermore,” he added, “there is one Israeli wounded in moderate condition. The Ministry and the Embassy in Cairo are cooperating with the National Security Council, the Prime Minister’s Office and the IDF towards the Egyptian authorities in order to repatriate Israeli citizens to Israel as soon as possible.”
The policeman who “fired blindly” arrested
A police officer shot at the group of Israeli tourists in Alexandria, Egypt in the area of the Aumd al-Sawari sanctuary in the El Manshiyya area. The Egyptian broadcaster Extra News reported this, citing a security source. The policeman was immediately arrested and the injured man was transferred to hospital for treatment. The information is reported in the same terms by the official Egyptian agency Mena, specifying that the agent fired “blindly”, “with his own personal weapon”. “Legal proceedings have been initiated against him,” it added.