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Two Swiss tourists murdered in Egypt

The couple were reported missing a week ago and have now been found dead in a villa.

TWO SWISS TOURISTS have been found murdered in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada, Switzerland’s ATS news agency reported today.

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.

This photograph shows investiagtions at the villa:

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Images: AP Photo/Khaled Kandil

- © AFP, 2014

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