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    EGYPT, Shubra El Kheima

    Rescue operation were mounted at Shubra El Kheima, seven kilometres north of Cairo, on January 17th to search for victims of a sailboat ferry which sank on the evening of January 14th.

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    GV Rescue boats in harbour, as people watch form wharf (2 shots) 0.10
    SV Divers preparing equipment, step aboard small boat (2 shots) 0.51
    GV Boats taking divers to centre of harbour 1.00
    GV distressed woman on wharf 1.13
    GV Military personnel on wharf 1.16
    GV Power boats and rowing boats searching waters 1.24
    GV Overturned native sailing craft on bank 1.30
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    Background: EGYPT, Shubra El Kheima

    Rescue operation were mounted at Shubra El Kheima, seven kilometres north of Cairo, on January 17th to search for victims of a sailboat ferry which sank on the evening of January 14th. Twenty seven people were aboard at the time and as the search commenced, 20 were still missing. Three bodies had been found. The overturned craft was a 'felucca' which was not designed for carrying passengers and was reported overloaded and unlicenced.

    Source: REUTERS 1" VIDEOTAPE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3PIJ3NMVNQDJ8DBY15795XC2Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PIJ3NMVNQDJ8DBY15795XC2Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1983
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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