February 26, 2013 4:18 am

Gallery: Fatal Egypt hot air balloon crash


At least 19 foreign tourists have been killed in a hot-air balloon accident while flying over the ancient Egyptian city of Luxor. Officials say the balloon was carrying nearly two-dozen tourists from France, Britain, Japan and Hong Kong when the craft caught fire, exploded and crashed into a sugar cane field. The Canadian Embassy in Cairo says there were no Canadians aboard the balloon.

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