Horrible News


An Egyptian ferry sank late last night in bad weather in the Red Sea. There were about 1,300 and maybe as many as 1,400 people aboard. Reports claim between 100 and 180 people have been rescued so far, with "dozens" of bodies in the water. It's also dark now, which I would expect will make it unlikely that many more will be pulled out alive. Most of the passengers were Egyptians returning from work in Saudi Arabia.