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Three British Tourists Missing in Red Sea Liveaboard Fire

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Following on from our earlier report on the fire which broke out onboard Hurricane Liveaboard in the Egyptian Red Sea, BBC News are reporting that 3 British Tourists are currently missing.

Related: Hurricane Red Sea Liveaboard Catches Fire at Elphinstone

Initial reports suggest the fire was caused by an electrical fault in the engine room but authorities are still investigating the situation.

The boat which was due to return to port on Sunday was carrying 15 British passengers, along with 10 crew, according to local Egyptian authorities.

We will again update when more information is available locally.


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