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Egypt balloon crash kills 19, mostly foreign tourists

Police and rescue officials check the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Police and rescue officials check the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

Police and rescue officials check the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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Rescue officials examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

Rescue officials examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

Rescue officials examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)
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A security officer and a rescue official examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

A security officer and a rescue official examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

A security officer and a rescue official examine the wreckage of a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)
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(L-R) Kuoni Travel Agency Customer Services Manager Coral Kwok, General Manager for Sales, Marketing & Distribution Raymond Ng and Assistant Manager for Group Tour Paul Chan react during a news conference in Hong Kong February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

(L-R) Kuoni Travel Agency Customer Services Manager Coral Kwok, General Manager for Sales, Marketing & Distribution Raymond Ng and Assistant Manager for Group Tour Paul Chan react during a news conference in Hong Kong February 26, 2013....more

(L-R) Kuoni Travel Agency Customer Services Manager Coral Kwok, General Manager for Sales, Marketing & Distribution Raymond Ng and Assistant Manager for Group Tour Paul Chan react during a news conference in Hong Kong February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A rescue official examines a piece of wreckage from a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

A rescue official examines a piece of wreckage from a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)

A rescue official examines a piece of wreckage from a hot air balloon that crashed in Luxor February 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (EGYPT - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT TRAVEL)
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