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Egypt TV star Yosri Fouda injured in car accident

Well-known TV host Yosri Fouda suffers fractured neck in car accident in Red Sea resort of Hurghada

Ahram Online , Monday 25 Mar 2013
Yosri Fouda
TV presenter Yousri Fouda (Photo: Reuters)

Renowned Egyptian TV anchor Yosri Fouda was transported to a hospital in Cairo late on Sunday after being injured in a car accident in the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada.

"A tyre on Fouda's car blew out and the car flipped over," journalist Yasser El-Zayat said.

“The accident was severe but he is aware and speaking,” El-Zayat said via Twitter.

Fouda has a fractured neck but it is treatable, El-Zayat added.

After receiving initial medical treatment at Al-Gouna hospital in Hurghada, Fouda was transferred by helicopter to Cairo’s Dar El-Fouad hospital.

Fouda is the presenter of Akher Kalam, one of Egypt's most popular talk shows, and he was formerly a reporter at the BBC and Al Jazeera. He is the co-author of Masterminds of Terror: The Truth Behind The Most Devastating Terrorist Attack the World Has Ever Seen.


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