Were Tourists Killed In Egypt Really In A Restricted Area?
Emerging reports are making it increasingly unclear whether the tourists were in a restricted area, as the Egyptian government claims.By Sebastian Martinez, Grant Suneson | September 14, 2015
The Egyptian government is claiming the tourists its forces killed Sunday were in a restricted area. (Video via ERTU)
But in emerging reports, it's increasingly unclear whether the area, in the desert west of Cairo, was actually restricted.
At least 12 people, including Egyptian and Mexican nationals, died after coming under attack from security forces who the government claims had mistaken them for militants. (Video via Egypt Ministry of the Interior)