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2005-09-06 05:42:01

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the south Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing 31 people and seriously burning 16 others, police and hospital sources said on Tuesday.

2005-09-06 03:35:16

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing 32 people, Egypt's official news agency MENA said on Tuesday.

2005-09-05 20:27:20

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing at least 29 people and injuring 38, officials and survivors said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.