Friday, February 03, 2006

Egyptian passenger ferry sinks in Red Sea

CAIRO, Egypt (CNN) -- An aging Egyptian passenger ferry carrying more than 1,400 people has sunk in the Red Sea off the Saudi coast, officials say.

State-run television said 12 survivors had been found, and 15 "victims."
"Our understanding now is that there are survivors," said Egyptian Minister of Transport Mohamed Loutfy Mansour about the Al Salam Boccaccio 98, citing reports from helicopter pilots. "There are lifeboats."
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At 1:05 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is a sad event for many Egyptians. Please pray for their survival.
May the Lord have mercy on us.

At 2:06 PM , Blogger Egypeter said...

Our prayers and sympathies with ALL Egyptians during this aweful tradegy.


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