Egypt Independent

Naval Forces rescue French tourists from drowning at Red Sea



Egypt’s Naval Forces have rescued two French tourists from drowning south of the Red Sea on Sunday, after their sailing boat was hit by 40-knot wind speed, causing the boat to sink.

Spokesperson of the Armed Forces Tamer al-Refai stated that the naval forces were alerted to the boat’s sinking, nearby the Qandera coral reef in South Bernice at the Red Sea.

Naval forces transferred the tourists to a port where they received treatment.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm