Egyptian Passenger Ship Sinks in Red Sea

A hand-out photograph shows the ferry Al Salam 98 which has sunk in the Red Sea, according to offici i

A hand-out photograph shows the ferry Al Salam 98 which has sunk in the Red Sea, according to official sources, Feb. 3. Reuters hide caption

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A hand-out photograph shows the ferry Al Salam 98 which has sunk in the Red Sea, according to offici

A hand-out photograph shows the ferry Al Salam 98 which has sunk in the Red Sea, according to official sources, Feb. 3.

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An Egyptian passenger ship with 1,300 people on board sank in the Red Sea overnight. Rescue ships on the scene are looking for survivors, and dozens of bodies are said to have been pulled from the water. The cause of the sinking is not yet known, but there were reports of high winds.

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