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Latest Sharm el-Sheikh Stories

2005-07-23 13:12:58

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Bombs ripped through shopping and hotel areas in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday killing at least 88 people and wounding 200 in Egypt's worst attack since 1981. Shaken tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria as people fled the carnage in the early hours, with bodies strewn across the roads, people screaming and sirens wailing. The regional governor said two car bombs and possibly a suitcase bomb had rocked the resort,...

2005-07-23 05:44:09

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - At least 83 people were killed and 200 injured when car bombs ripped through markets and hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in the worst attack in Egypt since 1981. Shaken European tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria as people fled the carnage in the early hours, with bodies strewn across the roads, people screaming and sirens wailing. The regional governor said two car bombs and possibly a suitcase bomb had...

2005-07-23 02:42:26

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - At least 62 people were killed and 200 injured when car bombs ripped through markets and hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in Egypt's worst attack in nearly a decade. Shaken European tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria as people fled the carnage in the early hours, with bodies strewn across the roads, people screaming and sirens wailing. The regional governor said two car bombs and possibly a suitcase bomb had...

2005-07-23 01:12:00

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The death toll from bombings in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday has risen to 59, the satellite news channel Al Jazeera said, quoting Egyptian Interior Minister Habib el-Adli. It carried the report in an on-screen news alert. Habib flew to Sharm el-Sheikh from Cairo early on Saturday. It also quoted Adli as saying he could not rule out a link between the Sharm el-Sheikh bombings and attacks on Red Sea resorts further north last...

2005-07-23 00:17:18

By Tom Perry SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Fifty people died and 200 were wounded when car bombs ripped through a bazaar and tourist hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in Egypt's worst attack in nearly a decade. Shaken European tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria as people fled the carnage, with bodies strewn across the roads, people screaming and sirens wailing. The regional governor said two car bombs and possibly a suitcase bomb had rocked the resort...

2005-07-22 23:24:28

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Fifty people died and 200 were wounded when car bombs ripped through a bazaar and tourist hotels in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday in Egypt's worst attack in nearly a decade. Shaken European tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria as people fled the carnage, with bodies strewn across the roads, people screaming and sirens wailing. The regional governor said two car bombs and possibly a suitcase bomb had rocked the resort that is...

2005-07-22 20:22:42

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Forty-nine people died on Saturday when a string of suspected car bombs ripped through bazaars and tourist hotels in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, officials said. The region's governor said 49 died in two car bombs and another explosion, and a rescue official said at least 136 were wounded. Britons, Dutch, Qataris, Kuwaitis and Egyptians were among the casualties, police sources said. Shaken tourists spoke of mass panic and hysteria...

2005-07-22 20:19:40

CAIRO (Reuters) - Forty-nine people were killed in two car bombs and another explosion in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, the governor said. Mustafa Afifi, governor of South Sinai province, said one car bomb exploded in front of the Ghazala Hotel in Naama Bay, the site of most of the resort's luxury hotels. He was quoted by the state news agency MENA. Another car bomb exploded in the old market in Sharm el-Sheikh town, about six km (four miles) from Naama Bay....

2005-07-22 19:48:17

CAIRO (Reuters) - Forty-three people were killed in up to seven explosions in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, a rescue official said. The wounded numbered at least 136, many of them Egyptian workers who had gathered at a cafe in the old market, said the official, who asked not to be named. The official said 17 of the dead were burned beyond recognition by the explosions, apparently caused by car bombs planted near hotels and bazaars frequented by tourists.

2005-07-22 19:20:26

CAIRO (Reuters) - Thirty-six people were killed in explosions in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, official sources said. At least 120 people were wounded in the explosions, which appeared to be the result of at least four and maybe seven car bombs, police sources said.