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Car falls from ferry into Suez Canal, family of four dies

Oct. 27, 2013 at 5:10 PM   |   Comments

PORT SAID, Egypt, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A family of four died after their car fell from a ferry into the Suez Canal in Egypt, police said.

The ferry carries passengers and cars between Port Said and Port Fouad.

The ferry's captain told motorists who were boarding the ferry to make space for an ambulance, which was carrying a patient in critical condition, the state-run MENA news agency reported Sunday.

The driver of the car then attempted to move the vehicle, which crashed through the front gate of the ferry and fell into the canal.

A rescue team retrieved the vehicle, but was unable to save the family inside.

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