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Cruise ship carrying 112 passengers sinks in Egypt - reports

Published time: January 29, 2013 17:41
Edited time: January 29, 2013 22:28
Reuters / Stringer

Reuters / Stringer

A cruise ship carrying 112 passengers has sunk in the Nile River near Asswan, Egypt, according to Al Arabiya.

The boat sank between Kom Ombo and Asswan after colliding with rocks.

It was traveling from Luxor to Aswan, according to local media reports.

The ship was carrying Egyptian citizens. No foreign passengers were on board.

All 112 passengers were safely evacuated. 

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