Russia: 'I will run up and hug her' - son of Hurghada attack survivor

The ex-husband and son of the Russian woman, Yelena Mikhailenko, injured in the stabbing attack at Hurghada in Egypt, recounted hearing the news in Moscow, on Saturday.

Alexander, son of Mikhailenko, said that when his mother comes home he "will run up to her, will hug her, will say that all is well and [will ask her] not to fly to Egypt anymore".

Yelena's ex-husband spoke about the injuries, stating "there are deep wounds on hands, there are wounds on the neck and face, but they are minor". Of the attack itself, he added, e tried to fight him, fought back. Maybe he saw that already there was considerable bruising so he left her and ran through the fence."

The stabbing attack in Hurghada happened on July 14, two women died and six injured, including Mikhailenko.

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