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One fisherman saved, two missing in Egypt’s Lake Burullus after storm sinks boat

Egypt witnessed harsh weather Sunday, leading to deadly accidents that killed five in Alexandria

Ahram Online , Monday 26 Oct 2015
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Police and fishermen rescued a man from Nile Delta's Lake Burullus in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate after his fishing boat sank during Sunday’s storms, MENA reported.

Two other fishermen who were on the same boat are still missing. The three fishermen are from Matariya city in Daqahliya governorate.

The search for the missing fishermen, Mohamed Elsayed Eldomiaty and Ahmed Ismail Elguindy, is ongoing.

The fisherman who was found, Gamal Daoud Elsharkassy, clung to driftwood until he was rescued from the water.

Egypt witnessed rainstorms in several governorates Sunday, including Alexandria, where accidents led to at least five deaths. The unstable weather is expected to continue until Tuesday.

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