Chinese tourists at Fayoum - Courtesy of Travel page on Facebook
CAIRO - 24 March 2019: Egyptian policemen rescued 11 Chinese tourists who lost their way on a Safari trip in the desert of Fayoum.
Fayoum Security Directorate headed to the tourists' location after receiving a report from the car's driver who works in an architecture company in the New Administrative Capital.
The driver reported that he was returning from a trip at Wadi al-Hitan, accompanied by 11 Chinese tourists, and their two cars got stuck in the sand.
The police statement said that the trip has been organized by an architecture company at the New Administrative without prior notice to the security services.
Police officers were able to locate the tourists who were found 5 kilometers away from Al-Rayyan Road. All tourists were in good condition and were sent to the nearest hospital to receive the necessary care.
The Chinese tourists expressed their gratitude to Fayoum Security Directorate for their quick response.