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Cairo - At least 24 others were injured.

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Published: Sun 29 Dec 2019, 12:19 PM

Last updated: Sun 29 Dec 2019, 4:43 PM

A road crash in Egypt killed six people, including tourists from India and Malaysia, and injured at least 24 others Saturday, security and medical sources said.
The accident occurred when two buses carrying tourists crashed into a truck east of Cairo on the road to the Ain Sokhna resort on the Red Sea, a security official told AFP.
A medical source said two female Malaysian tourists and three Indians were killed along with three Egyptians - one bus driver, a tour guide and a security guard.

At least 24 others were injured, several of them tourists and some left in serious condition, a medical source said without giving further details.
Ain Sokhna is a popular seaside resort town in the Suez governorate southeast of Cairo. It is also home to several petrochemical, ceramics and steel factories.



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