At least 18 tourists are dead in Luxor, Egypt following the explosion of a hot air balloon. According to the BBC, a witness said the balloon hit a high-pressure electrical cable detonating one of its gas cylinders.
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Two people, a passenger and the pilot, may have survived by jumping from the balloon. The accident is being billed as the worst of its kind and the city of Luxor has suspended all balloon flights.
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