ISIL claimed responsibility for an attack on Israeli tourists in Cairo on Thursday, in response to a call by the groups leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to target Jews \u0022everywhere.''

#Isis#leader#Abu#Bakr#al-Baghdadi #hit in #airstrike, #Iraqi#military#claimshttp://t.co/rZOYYmhNn1pic.twitter.com/cRLuRE2MOD

— YuriSL (RussSL) October 11, 2015 Last October a Russian passenger jet was downed flying from the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh to St Petersburg. Egypt found no evidence of terrorism, but Russia and the West believe a bomb exploded on aircraft. All 224 people on board were killed.", "dateCreated": "2016-01-08 22:25:00", "dateModified": "2019-12-09 10:08:54 +01:00", "datePublished": "2016-01-08 22:25:00 +01:00", "image": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "https://static.euronews.com/articles/320755/1440x810_320755.jpg", "width": "1440px", "height": "810px", "caption": "Two attackers armed with a gun, knife and suicide belt have launched an assault at the entrance to a popular hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of", "thumbnail": "https://static.euronews.com/articles/320755/385x202_320755.jpg", "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "euronews", "url": "https://static.euronews.com/website/images/euronews-logo-main-blue-403x60.png" } }, "author": { "@type": "Person", "name": "Euronews", "url": "https://www.euronews.com/", "sameAs": [ "https://www.facebook.com/euronews", "https://twitter.com/euronews", "https://flipboard.com/@euronews", "https://www.instagram.com/euronews.tv/", "https://www.linkedin.com/company/euronews" ] }, "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "Euronews", "legalName": "Euronews", "url": "https://www.euronews.com/", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "https://static.euronews.com/website/images/euronews-logo-main-blue-403x60.png", "width": "403px", "height": "60px" }, "sameAs": [ "https://www.facebook.com/euronews", "https://twitter.com/euronews", "https://flipboard.com/@euronews", "https://www.instagram.com/euronews.tv/", "https://www.linkedin.com/company/euronews" ] }, "video": { "@type": "VideoObject", "contentUrl": "https://video.euronews.com/mp4/med/news/en/160108_NWSU_211A0-223511_E.mp4", "description": "Two attackers armed with a gun, knife and suicide belt have launched an assault at the entrance to a popular hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of", "duration": "PT53S", "embedUrl": "https://www.euronews.com/embed/320755", "height": "202px", "name": "Tourists injured in attack on Red Sea resort hotel in Egypt", "thumbnailUrl": "https://static.euronews.com/articles/320755/385x202_320755.jpg", "uploadDate": "2016-01-08 22:25:00", "videoQuality": "md", "width": "385px", "inLanguage": { "name": "en-GB", "alternateName": "en", "description": "https://www.euronews.com", "identifier": "en", "url": "https://www.euronews.com", "inLanguage": "en-GB" }, "publisher": { "@type": "Organization", "name": "Euronews", "legalName": "Euronews", "url": "https://www.euronews.com/", "logo": { "@type": "ImageObject", "url": "https://static.euronews.com/website/images/euronews-logo-main-blue-403x60.png", "width": "403px", "height": "60px" }, "sameAs": [ "https://www.facebook.com/euronews", "https://twitter.com/euronews", "https://flipboard.com/@euronews", "https://www.instagram.com/euronews.tv/", "https://www.linkedin.com/company/euronews" ] } }, "speakable": { "@type": "SpeakableSpecification", "xPath": [ "/html/head/title", "/html/head/meta[@name='description']/@content" ], "url": "https://www.euronews.com/2016/01/08/tourists-injured-in-attack-on-red-sea-resort-hotel-in-egypt" } }, { "@type": "WebSite", "name": "Euronews.com", "url": "https://www.euronews.com/", "potentialAction": { "@type": "SearchAction", "target": "https://www.euronews.com/search?query={search_term_string}", "query-input": "required name=search_term_string" }, "sameAs": [ "https://www.facebook.com/euronews", "https://twitter.com/euronews", "https://flipboard.com/@euronews", "https://www.instagram.com/euronews.tv/", "https://www.linkedin.com/company/euronews" ] } ] }

Tourists injured in attack on Red Sea resort hotel in Egypt

Tourists injured in attack on Red Sea resort hotel in Egypt
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Two attackers armed with a gun, knife and suicide belt have launched an assault at the entrance to a popular hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of

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Two attackers armed with a gun, knife and suicide belt have launched an assault at the entrance to a popular hotel in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada.

#Egypte again
affected by terrorism #Hurghadapic.twitter.com/ige4z0W4ZN

— Diiiëgovc (@Diiegovc) January 8, 2016

Two tourists were injured during the attack.

#Hurghada#Egypt: Pics released by Al-Bawaba pic.twitter.com/67hHRBh8XG

— Majd Khalifeh (@Majd_Khalifeh) January 8, 2016

Both gunmen have been shot dead by security forces. An ISIL flag has been recovered from the scene.

Photo reportedly of the #ISIS flag & explosive device belonging to the hotel attackers in #Hurghada#Egyptpic.twitter.com/VYOrq5mStV

— IraqiSuryani (@IraqiSuryani1) January 8, 2016

The assailants are believed to have arrived by sea. A German and Danish national are being treated for their wounds.

Egypt is in the middle of a wave of Islamist militancy.

#Egypt attack on tourist bus in front of Barcelona #Cairo pyramids hotel this morning pic.twitter.com/k6rfj2Cuqd

— TRACterrorism.org (TRACterrorism) <a href="https://twitter.com/TRACterrorism/status/685053820506890240">January 7, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>ISIL claimed responsibility for an attack on Israeli tourists in Cairo on Thursday, in response to a call by the groups leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to target Jews "everywhere.'' <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center lang="en"><p lang="in" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Isis?src=hash">#Isis</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/leader?src=hash">#leader</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Abu?src=hash">#Abu</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Bakr?src=hash">#Bakr</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/al?src=hash">#al</a>-Baghdadi <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hit?src=hash">#hit</a> in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/airstrike?src=hash">#airstrike</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Iraqi?src=hash">#Iraqi</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/military?src=hash">#military</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/claims?src=hash">#claims</a> <a href="http://t.co/rZOYYmhNn1">http://t.co/rZOYYmhNn1</a> <a href="http://t.co/cRLuRE2MOD">pic.twitter.com/cRLuRE2MOD</a></p>&mdash; YuriSL (RussSL) October 11, 2015

Last October a Russian passenger jet was downed flying from the Red Sea resort of Sharm al-Sheikh to St Petersburg.

Egypt found no evidence of terrorism, but Russia and the West believe a bomb exploded on aircraft. All 224 people on board were killed.

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