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2005-07-22 19:09:34

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Thirty people died and many more were critically wounded on Saturday when suspected car bombs ripped through bazaars and tourist hotels in two Egyptian Red Sea resorts, officials said. A police source said four car bombs appeared to have exploded -- one near the bazaar in Sharm el-Sheikh and three in nearby Naama Bay at a tourist bazaar, the Ghazala Gardens Hotel and the Moevenpick Hotel. "I have never been so scared in the whole of my life," British...

2005-07-22 18:56:17

CAIRO (Reuters) - Thirty people were killed in explosions in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday and many wounded are in critical condition, a doctor in the town said by telephone. Police and government sources in Cairo said there were 27 dead and about 110 injured. "Many of the injuries are very serious and they are in critical condition," said the doctor at Sharm el-Sheikh International Hospital, who asked not to be named.

2005-07-22 18:31:29

By Jonathan Wright CAIRO (Reuters) - Twenty people died and about 100 were wounded when four car bombs rocked the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh and hotels at nearby Naama Bay on Saturday, officials said. A police source said four car bombs appeared to have exploded -- one near the Sharm el-Sheikh bazaar, and three in Naama Bay, at a tourist bazaar, the Ghazala Hotel and the Moevenpick Hotel. An emergency services official in Sharm el-Sheikh, contacted by telephone, said the...

2005-07-22 18:17:53

CAIRO (Reuters) - Explosions in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday killed at least 20 people and wounded about 100, a rescue official said. Police said the explosions were caused by four car bombs in Sharm el-Sheikh and the nearby resort of Naama Bay. The explosions caused pandemonium in the resort as people rushed to go home for fear of more car bombs, said one resident, who asked not to be named.

2005-07-22 17:59:45

CAIRO (Reuters) - A large explosion shook the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday and two other explosions were heard later, apparently from the nearby resort of Naama Bay, a resident said. One man quoted bystanders as saying four cars had exploded in the car park of an upmarket hotel in the area. The first explosion, shortly after one a.m., was audible more than one km (half a mile) away, one resident said. It started a fire and smoke billowed over the town. About 15...

2005-07-22 17:44:41

CAIRO (Reuters) - A large explosion shook the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday and two other explosions followed later, apparently from the nearby resort of Naama Bay, a resident said. The first explosion, shortly after one a.m., was audible more than one km (half a mile) away, he said. It started a fire and smoke billowed over the town. About 15 minutes later, two explosions were audible from the direction of Naama Bay, about six km (four miles) away, he said. Naama...

2005-07-22 17:41:47

CAIRO (Reuters) - A large explosion shook the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday and two other explosions followed later, apparently from the nearby resort of Naama Bay, a resident said. The first explosion, shortly after one a.m., was audible more than one km (half a mile) away, he said. It started a fire and smoke billowed over the town. About 15 minutes later, two explosions were audible from the direction of Naama Bay, about six km (four miles) away, he said. Naama...

2005-07-22 17:31:24

CAIRO (Reuters) - An explosion shook the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, starting a fire and sending a cloud of smoke up over the town, a resident said. The explosion, audible more than one km (half a mile) away, appeared to take place in a market area which includes shops popular with tourists, said the resident, who asked not to be named.


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.