At least one Israeli said killed as gunman opens fire on tourist bus in Egypt

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

An Aug. 8, 2019 photo of Alexandria, Egypt. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
An Aug. 8, 2019 photo of Alexandria, Egypt. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

At least one Israeli has been killed when a gunman opened fire on a bus full of Israeli tourists in Egypt, according to Hebrew and Arabic media reports.

The Foreign Ministry says it is looking into reports that a gunman opened fire on a bus carrying Israeli tourists in the Egyptian port city Alexandria.

The RT Arabic outlet says two Israelis were killed by an Egyptian policeman, while Walla news says its has received word of one Israeli killed and one wounded.

According to RT Arabic, a security source says a policeman fired his weapon at the Israeli tourist group in the city’s Amoud Al-Sawari area.

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