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Over 70 killed in Egypt heatwave

  • With 15 more deaths reported due to a massive heatwave in Egypt, the toll has risen to 76, with 187 others being hospitalised, the health ministry said on Thursday.

    The deaths were reported on Wednesday, with six of them in the capital Cairo, the ministry added.

    The toll rose in five days due to the unprecedented heat, which was made increasingly unbearable by high levels of humidity. (Source: IANS)