May 09, 2013

Egyptian Official: American Stabbed Outside US Embassy In Cairo

He was stabbed in the neck:

CAIRO – An Egyptian security official says an American national was attacked and stabbed outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.

The official says an assailant attacked the American with a knife as he was standing in front of the embassy building in the Cairo suburb of Garden City on Thursday.[More...]

He was 'rushed' to a hospital and there is no information on his condition.

France 24 is reporting the man was stabbed in the neck when he came out of the US embassy.

Police guarding the embassy managed to arrest the assailant, described only as “an unemployed man” by the security official, who requested anonymity.

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