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Ferry and cargo vessel in fatal collision on the River Nile

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Ferry and cargo vessel in fatal collision on the River Nile

<p>As many as 21 people, including two children, have been killed after a cargo boat collided with a ferry on the River Nile in Egypt.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">"Party boat" crash kills at least 15 people on the Nile in Egypt <a href="http://t.co/MntSusU8TK">http://t.co/MntSusU8TK</a> <a href="http://t.co/gnidU5d8OJ">pic.twitter.com/gnidU5d8OJ</a></p>— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCWorld/status/624213081854472192">July 23, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>Five were plucked from the water and authorities are still searching for six individuals believed missing.</p> <p>Police have arrested the captain of the cargo vessel and his second in command.</p> <p>Those on board the ferry were attending an engagement party.</p>