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One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt

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A tourist was killed and 12 other people were injured in a hot air balloon crash near Luxor in Egypt on Friday, state-run news agency MENA reported.

The balloon, with tourists from different nationalities and Egyptians onboard, crashed to the west of the city of Luxor, MENA said.

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The health ministry said a woman was killed and 12 people injured but gave no other details.

The security services in the city of Luxor reportedly received a signal of the incident while the balloon toured in an area west of the famous archaeological city near the new desert road.