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8 US tourists killed in Egypt crash

2010-12-26 12:00

Cairo - Eight US tourists were killed and 21 injured when their coach hit a stationary truck in southern Egypt, the state news agency MENA said on Sunday.

The injured were taken to a military hospital where they were treated for fractures and cuts, the agency said.

The bus driver and a tour guide were also hurt.

The coach hit the parked truck on a road near Abu Simbel, the site of two temples dating from the time of Ramses II, MENA said.