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70,000 Russian Tourists Evacuated From Egypt

More than 70,000 Russian tourists have been evacuated from Egypt given a pile-up of Kogalymavia moody 9268 in a Sinai Peninsula final month, pronounced an confidant to a conduct of a Rosturizm watchdog, a TASS news group reported.

There are about 5,000 Russian vacationers left in a country, pronounced Svetlana Sergeyeva: about 3,000 in Hurghada and about 2,000 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Tourists and their luggage have been evacuated from Egypt separately. Military ride aircraft have been used to broach luggage to Moscow, where belligerent services are obliged for unloading and classification it.

About 480 tons of luggage had been ecstatic behind to Russia as of Nov. 13, according to a Emergency Situations Ministry.

Egypt is a second many renouned unfamiliar end for Russian tourists after Turkey. According to a BBC, 3 million Russians visited Egypt in 2014, creation adult one-third of all visitors to a country.

Russian criminialized all flights to Egypt on Nov. 6. The anathema is going to final for several months during least, a conduct of a presidential administration, Sergei Ivanov, pronounced final week.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/549157.html