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Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt: report

  • An Egyptian man rides his horse cart past the Temple of Luxor, in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor, on December 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

GENEVA: Two Swiss tourists have been found murdered in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada, Switzerland's ATS news agency reported Friday.

No immediate details of the crime were available from Swiss authorities, but ATS cited the foreign ministry confirming the deaths of two Swiss citizens in Egypt.

Quoting Egyptian media, ATS said that the Swiss couple had been reported missing a week ago, and had been found dead in a villa, with the building's guard allegedly the prime suspect in the killing.

 
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