Nine people drowned and at least four
were missing Tuesday after a boat chartered for a family fishing trip
capsized near Egypt’s second city Alexandria, a security source said.
State newspaper Al-Ahram said a six-month-old infant was among the family
members drowned in Lake Mariout, 20 kilometres (12 miles) west of Alexandria.
Six survivors are receiving treatment in local hospitals while emergency
teams have been sent to the lake to search for the missing, the security
There was no immediate word on the cause of the capsize.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS