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Fuel leak determined cause of Luxor balloon crash

Fuel leak determined cause of Luxor balloon crash

Egyptians gather at the site where a hot air balloon exploded over the ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26, 2013. The hot air balloon caught fire and exploded over Luxor during a sunrise flight, killing up to 19 tourists, including Asians and Europeans, sources said. The balloon carrying 21 people was flying at 300 metres (1,000 feet) when it caught fire, a security official said.  (AFP PHOTO/STR)

Egyptians gather at the site where a hot air balloon exploded over the ancient temple city of Luxor on February 26, 2013.
(AFP PHOTO/STR)

A fuel leak was found to be the cause of last year’s hot air balloon crash …

Nigerian finance resurges but investors still shy

AFP – Nigeria’s financial markets posted healthy gains in 2013 but five years on from the global financial meltdown, local investors are still wary of sinking their money into stocks.

The market capitalisation of the nearly 200 listed companies on …

Hassan Mustafa acquitted

Hassan Mustafa acquitted

Alexandrian political activist Hassan Mustafa was acquitted on Sunday in the third trial he faced this year (Photo by Ahmed Arab)

Alexandrian political activist Hassan Mustafa was acquitted on Sunday in the third trial he faced this year
(Photo by Ahmed Arab)

The Alexandria Criminal Court acquitted on Sunday Alexandrian political activist Hassan Mustafa of the charge of helping detainees escape …

Military aircraft crashes near Luxor

Military aircraft crashes near Luxor

A military aircraft crashed near Luxor on Sunday morning, reported the spokesman for the Armed Forces. (AFP File Photo)

A military aircraft crashed near Luxor on Sunday morning, reported the spokesman for the Armed Forces.
(AFP File Photo)

A military aircraft crashed near Luxor on Sunday morning, reported the spokesman for the Armed Forces.

One person died and three …