Six tourists killed, 24 injured in road accident in Egypt
Six tourists were killed and 24 injured when their bus overturned on a main road in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, state media reported Saturday.
The initial investigation showed that the driver lost control of the vehicle late Friday. The nationalities of the tourists had not yet been disclosed, a state-run news website reported.
Traffic accidents are common in Egypt due to poor road conditions, weak enforcement of safety regulations and reckless driving, DPA reported.
Some 8,000 people die and 32,000 are injured on Egypt's roads each year, according to official accounts.