A hot air balloon crash, apparently caused by strong winds, in Egypt's popular tourist region of Luxor kills a 36-year-old woman from South Africa and injures 12 other tourists. The Egypt Aviation Authority says there were 20 passengers on the balloon.
One tourist is dead and a dozen more were injured in a hot air balloon crash in Egypt on Friday, the latest balloon accident in a number of tragedies in the popular tourist region of Luxor over the past few years. All of those involved in the accident are believed to be foreign tourists. An...
2013 Luxor hot air balloon crash: A hot air balloon crashes near the Egyptian town of Luxor killing 19 Asian and European tourists. 2013-02-26 (Context: Egypt, hot air balloon)
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Archaeologists in Egypt display items, including figurines, masks and a mummy, from one of two previously unexplored tombs, Kampp 150 and Kampp 161, in the ancient Nile city of Luxor. 2017-12-9 (Context: Egypt)
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Nine people are killed in two coordinated attacks targeting Coptic Christians in Egypt. Two of the victims are killed by a gunman in a Coptic-owned appliance store in the Helwan area of Cairo. The gunman then moves to a church where he kills a further six civilians and a policeman before being arrested. 2017-12-29 (Context: Egypt)
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