Coach crash kills 11 Hungarian tourists in Egypt

November 6, 2011 22:43

CAIRO - A coach crash near a popular Egyptian seaside resort killed 11 Hungarian tourists and injured 27 on Sunday, Egypt's state news agency MENA reported.

The accident happened on the outskirts of the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, 250 miles south of the capital Cairo, on the Muslim holiday of Eid el-Adha.

Ambulances took the injured to hospitals and local officials contacted the Hungarian embassy to organize repatriating the dead, MENA said.

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