50 Indians trapped in Egypt earthquake rescued
Around 50 people from Vasai in Thane district were stuck in Egypt-Israel border after 3.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 2230 IST late last night.
All the Indians stuck at the border were rescued promptly by the Egypt military personnel and were safely shifted to Hotel Hilton at Taba.
Vasai MLA Vivek Pandit today said, ''The Egyptian military was prompt and swung into action and rescued the Indians who were stuck on the border.''
However, Indian Embassy could not be contacted.
(Posted on 09-05-2014)