Three Britons missing after boat fire in Egypt

Fire on board a boat in the Egyptian Red Sea

Fire on board a boat in the Egyptian Red Sea

Three British tourists are missing after a fire aboard a boat during a cruise in the Egyptian Red Sea.

Twelve other Britons were rescued from the boat which was off Marsa Alam, local authorities said.

They added that initial reports suggested the fire was the result of an electrical fault.

According to reports, the boat had left Port Ghalib on June 6 and was due to return on Sunday.

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