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3 drown in Gamasa Beach Sea

Friday 22/September/2017 - 09:46 AM
Sada El Balad
Sada ElBalad-Yara Sameh

At least three people، two from the same family، drowned early Friday in Gamasa Beach Sea، in Dakahlia governorate.

Gamasa Central Hospital notified Gamasa police of the bodies’ arrival، where they currently placed in the hospital’s morgue for identification.

After further investigation the police had identified the bodies and issued the necessary report and notified the Public Prosecution.

Gamasa Beach Sea is known for its high waves and for drowning rates.

Noteworthy، the annual mortality rate per 100،000 people from drowning in Egypt has decreased by 54.6% since 1990، an average of 2.4% a year، according to global disease burden website.

For men، the deadliness of drowning in Egypt peaks at age 15-19. It kills men at the lowest rate at age 60-64. At 7.4 deaths per 100،000 men in 2013، the peak mortality rate for men was higher than that of women، which was 3.5 per 100،000 women.

Women are killed at the highest rate from drowning in Egypt at age 1-4. It was least deadly to women at age 45-49.

The three most deadly unintentional injuries in Egypt during 2013 were adverse effects of medical treatment، drowning، and falls respectively.

Noteworthy, Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs.

Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza's colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor's hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.

The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhamad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.

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