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Hurghada stabbing suspect referred to psychiatric hospital for evaluation

Ahram Online , Ahram Online , Monday 7 Aug 2017
A file photo of Hurghada city resort (Photo:Reuters)
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Egypt's High State Security Prosecution on Monday referred a man suspected of killing three tourists in Hurghada in July to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation, state agency MENA reported.

Abdel-Rahman Shaban Abokorah will be detained at the psychiatric hospital for 45 days, in order for doctors to write a report about his psychological stability.

The suspect is accused of killing three foreign women, two Germans and a Czech, and injuring two other tourists in July in an attack in the resort city of Hurghada. 

Authorities have so far not commented officially the suspect’s motives.


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