A cruise ship carrying 112 passengers has sunk in the Nile River near Asswan, Egypt, according to Al Arabiya.

The boat sank between Kom Ombo and Asswan after colliding with rocks.

It was traveling from Luxor to Aswan, according to local media reports.

All 112 passengers were safely evacuated, Director of Security in Aswan, Maj. Gen. Hassan Abdulhai, said in a statement.

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