Tuesday, 26 February 2013

14 Killed in Hot Air Balloon Crashed in Egypt

The World News:- At the very least 14 foreign visitors ended up killed when a warm air balloon exploded and plummeted in the sky in southern Egypt, state-run Nile Television set noted.

A total of 21 people ended up while in the balloon when it fell about 300 meters (just about 1,000 feet) while in the city of Luxor, Nile mentioned. Three persons had been hospitalized.

Balloon rides offering scenic aerial sights of your Nile River plus the historic temples of Karnak and Hatshepsut really are a preferred vacationer attraction in Luxor, about 9 hours' drive southeast of Cairo.

"We are still seeking another missing bodies," Luxor province Gov. Izzat Saad told Nile TV set.

Passengers during the balloon bundled 19 international vacationers: nine from Hong Kong; 4 from Japan; two from Belgium; two from Britain and two from France, Saad explained.

An Egyptian pilot and a further Egyptian have been also on board, the governor claimed.


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