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11 Hungarian tourists killed, 27 injured in Egypt bus crash


11:05, November 07, 2011

Cairo, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Eleven Hungarian tourists were killed and 27 others injured when their bus overturned in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada Sunday, according to Egyptian official news agency MENA.

The accident took place at the entrance of Hurghada, 510 kilometers southeast of Egypt's capital of Cairo. According to the reports, the tourists were heading to Hurghada airport when the driver of their bus lost control of the steering wheel while taking a curve.

The injured were rushed to the Hurghada Hospital and the bodies were taken to the hospital's morgue.

Road accidents are common in Egypt due to poor road conditions and lax enforcement of traffic laws in the country.

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