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Israeli tourists seriously hurt in accident in Sinai

A beach in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on June 6, 2019. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)
A beach in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on June 6, 2019. (Yossi Aloni/Flash90)

The Foreign Ministry confirms reports that a number of Israeli tourists were hurt in an accident in the Sinai Desert in Egypt.

The ministry says that two Israelis are considered in life-threatening danger. The accident  took place in the Nuweibaa region of Sinai.

The families of those involved have yet to be notified, the ministry says, asking media outlets not to report any identifying information.

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