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.


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