Middle East

  • Police and rescue officials lift the bodies of tourists who died after a hot air balloon crashed in Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 26, 2013.
  • A rescue official walks near the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 26, 2013.
  • The body of one of the tourists who died after a hot air balloon crashed is placed in an ambulance in Luxor, Egypt, Feb. 26, 2013.
  • In this image made available by Christopher Michel, the launch site near Luxor in Egypt, shortly before a hot air balloon explosion, February 26, 2013.

Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19 in Egypt

Published February 26, 2013

Two people, including the pilot, survived after the balloon exploded near Luxor. Officials said the dead included people from France, Britain and other countries.


You May Like

Photogallery Oxfam: Ebola Could Be 'Disaster of Our Generation'

Meanwhile, Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba, says the Caribbean island nation will 'gladly cooperate' with the US in the fight against Ebola in West Africa More

Multimedia Kobani Fighting Sends 400,000 Refugees to Turkey

Refugees receive help from Turkish authorities and individuals, but say much more is needed More

India’s Ruling Nationalist Party Makes Gains in Regional Elections

Bharatiya Janata Party’s huge margin over its rivals puts it on course to form governments in the northern Haryana and western Maharashtra states More