Egypt: Another hot air balloon accident claims life of a tourist
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Egypt: Another hot air balloon accident claims life of a tourist

The balloon, with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard, crashed to the west of the city of Luxor.

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Egypt: Another hot air balloon accident claims life of a tourist

The balloon, with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard, crashed to the west of the city of Luxor.

05 January 2018 Friday 12:27
Egypt: Another hot air balloon accident claims life of a tourist

By Azania Post Reporter

HOT air balloon has crashed in Egypt killing one tourist, leaving 12 other people injured, authorities have said.

Report from the scene said the accident occurred near Luxor in Egypt today morning Friday Jan 5, 2018.

The balloon, with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard, crashed to the west of the city of Luxor.

According to the  health ministry,  a woman was killed and 12 people injured but gave no other details.

In 2015, at least 19 people, most of them Asian and European tourists, died near Luxor when a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed after a mid-air gas explosion.

Reuters

Updated: 05.01.2018 13:17
Keywords:
TourismEgypt
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