Egyptian security forces have been battling insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula.
A German Foreign Ministry statement said "We can now sadly confirm that two German tourists died in the attack at Hurghada".
"Our fellow countrywoman happened to be a very courageous woman as she was fending off the knife attacker fearlessly in Hurghada", Polyakov said, adding that her bravery could have possibly saved her life.
The four wounded victims included three tourists from Serbia and one from Poland, according to an Egyptian security official quoted by the AP news agency.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Germany's Embassy in Cairo is working with Egyptian authorities to gain clarity about the individuals involved.
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And I'll have time, it will be fun. "Not once did I think about a check", the 23-time Grand Slam champion shared . She practices sometimes on the tennis court just to feel the ball, and is also having some sponsor commitments.
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Neither The Daytona Beach News-Journal nor the Orlando Sentinel were able to reach Capotorto's wife for comment. Richards immediately radioed the plane, according to a police report, but Vitantonio, 27, had already jumped.
The interior ministry said that the militants sprayed the policemen's vehicle with bullets from machine guns as the security force was on the move to patrol the surroundings.
He then swam to a nearby beach and attacked and wounded two more people at the Sunny Days El Palacio resort before he was overpowered by staff and arrested.
The last time tourists were attacked in Hurghada was in January 2016, when two Austrians and a Swede were stabbed by two suspected militants, also at a hotel.
Russian Federation suspended all flights to Egypt in response and has yet to resume them.
Elsewhere on Friday, gunmen ambushed a checkpoint in Giza province south of Cairo, shooting and killing five policemen and setting their auto on fire.
The jihadists have threatened to carry out further attacks on Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's 90 million people.
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Manu Samoa captain David Lemi scored their only converted try in the first half and the rest of the points being kicked penalties. Fiji had already secured the first Oceania qualifier spot after they beat Tonga 14-10 victory in Nuku'alofa on Saturday July 8.
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A New Jersey Transit train has become disabled, causing delays in and out of New York Penn Station Saturday evening. The trouble began when a train from Miami carrying 165 people stalled as it entered Penn Station about 11:50 a.m.
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Those who call themselves leaders have no say in the public while Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is a leader of global stature, he added. A six-member JIT was set up in May which also probed a number of serving and former officials in connection with the case.
Former Patriots QB Vito 'Babe' Parilli Dies at Age 87
Parilli was the All-AFL quarterback for the Boston Patriots in 1964, when he led the league in passing yards and touchdown passes. Parilli's playing career ended with the Jets, where he won a ring as Joe Namath's backup in Super Bowl III.
Alfred Angelo Bridal abruptly shuts down
She said she called the retailer and got a recording that said lines were down due to a power outage and to fax orders in. The chain has at least 60 shops in the USA , and its dresses are sold in more than 1,400 spots worldwide.