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Major Egyption Diving Resort hit by Bombs

Sharm-El-Sheikh, the popular diving resort in the Sinai, Egypt, was hit by several car bombs at 01:00 local time (22:00 GMT).

Bombs went off in the Old Market area was followed by two blasts in the Naama Bay area.

At least 62 people are confirmed dead although reports are still coming in.

This is the first attack on Egypt since 1997 when 62 tourists and Egyptians were killed in Luxor. The attacks follow on just days after the second bombings in London.

Stephan Whelan
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Stephan is the Founder of DeeperBlue.com. His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up DeeperBlue.com and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.

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