Nile Passenger Boat Crash Kills 15 And 6 Missing



A cargo vessel collided with a passenger boat carrying an engagement party on board, in Egypt’s River Nile.

The crash happened when the party boat of a young couple, who had hired the boat for an engagement party, were sailing north of Cairo.  The captain of the cargo boat has been arrested.

It is reported that 5 people were rescued from this boat crash while 15 people were found to be dead and six still missing.  

Traffic had been heavy along the Nile because of Ramadan celebrations.

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