Bus flips over killing three Chinese during Egypt tour

China | 25 Apr 2018 12:48 pm

A travel van carrying a group of 11 Chinese tourists overturned into a ditch by the roadside killing three - two women and a man.

Guo Hualong, director of the counselor affairs at the Chinese Embassy in Egypt, said the Egyptian van driver and tour guide were also wounded, Xinhua reports

Guo noted that the group was in Egypt on a tour organized by a Shenzhen-based travel agency.

Alexandria Governor Mohamed Sultan said in a statement that the van, which carried 11 Chinese and two Egyptians, the tour guide and the driver, hit another bus at the Cairo-Alexandria desert road due to speeding.

Sultan said that he rushed to the accident scene accompanied by Xu Nanshan, consul general of China's Consulate General in Alexandria, to check on the wounded.

The governor noted the three Chinese tourists killed included two women and a man.

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