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No less than 19 foreign tourists have been killed in Egypt

Hot air balloon crashed No less than 19 foreign tourists have been killed Tuesday as their hot air balloon crashed close to the ancient Egyptian capital of - Luxor, a security alarm official in Egypt told the Associated Press. The casualties included French, British, Chinese and Japanese nationals. No Americans are thought to be involved. CNN reported that passengers inside the balloon included 19 foreign tourists: nine from Hong Kong; four from Japan; two from Belgium; two from Britain and two from France. CNN cited Luxor province Gov. Izzat Saad, who had previously been speaking on Nile TV. "There were 20 passengers aboard. A surge happened and 19 passengers died. One tourist as well as the pilot survived," Ahmed Aboud, a spokesman for firms that operate balloon flights in your neighborhood, told Reuters news agency. The Egyptian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity while he had not been authorized to go to the media, said there was a hearth and an exp

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