New photos and details emerge of man accused of killing tourists in Egypt

Abdul Rahman Abu Qora arrived in Hurghada, the day the incident occurred and toured the city during the daytime. (AA.Net)

Al Arabiya received new pictures and details published for the first time about the tourist-stabbing incident in Hurghada, Egypt, which resulted in the death of two German tourists and the injury of four others.

In the details, the accused, Abdul Rahman Abu Qora arrived in Hurghada on Friday morning, the day the incident occurred and toured the city during the daytime. He then bought the knife used in the incident from a shop near the Zahabia hotel, and went to the nearby public beach and from there infiltrated the resort and carried out his crime.

صورة له قبل ان يزيل لحيته فيما بعد

صورة له قبل ان يزيل لحيته فيما بعد

Abu Qora, 28, has a page on Facebook where he published songs of the Muslim Brotherhood and also published a fatwa on his page that allows the killing of “infidels” and anyone who is not Muslim. There are also images on his page that appear to show flags of the militants group ISIS.

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Investigations conducted by the security services showed that he graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, Al-Azhar University, from the city of Qaleen, Kafr el-Sheikh province, and has no criminal records, political or terrorist activity.

The divers, who managed to catch the suspect, told Al-Arabiya that he tried to escape after committing his crime, but they chased him into the sea and managed to catch him, along with the knife used in the incident, and detained him and handed him over to the security men.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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