Egypt: Barge leaks 100 tons of gasoline into Nile

AP: A barge has leaked some 100 tons of gasoline into the Nile River in southern Egypt after it became partially submerged while workers unloaded its cargo. The vessel docked Saturday in Aswan, about 700 miles (1,100 kilometers) south of Cairo, when part of the barge sank below the surface and began spewing gasoline into the river. The leak has since been stopped. Officials in three southern Egyptian provinces have declared a state of emergency to contain the spill and to prevent ......

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