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5 Egyptians Die in Cruise Ship Fire


Egyptian security officials say five Egyptians have been killed and two injured by a fire on a Nile cruise ship.

Officials say the fire began in the engine room and quickly spread through the ship while it was moored near the Pharonic-era ruins of Luxor.

Authorities said 43 French tourists on board the MS Aurora were evacuated safely to another cruise ship.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP and AP.

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