Cruise Ship Grounds and Sinks in Nile River, 120 Rescued


Egyptian authorities have confirmed that a cruise ship has run aground and sunk along the Nile River near Aswan. Initial reports claim that all 120 passengers aboard were rescued safely.

The ship struck a cluster of rocks and began taking in water before running aground; the vessel was en route to Luxor.

Local residents and police aided in saving all 120 Egyptian passengers and crew. No one was injured during rescue operations or in the grounding.

Details are still emerging, but the passenger vessel is believed to be known as the “King of the Nile”.






Leave a reply