Chris Stone, head of the Center for Arabic Study Abroad, was set upon by an attacker and seriously wounded. The injuries were later said to be not life-threatening.
An American was stabbed outside the US Embassy in Cairo today. The motive for the attack remains unclear.
FOX News reported:
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.
The official says the American was rushed to a nearby hospital. He says police arrested the attacker who is now being interrogated. The official spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to talk to the media.
Motives for the attack remained unclear.
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Hmm. Could it be jihad?