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British couple die on Thomas Cook holiday in Egypt

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The couple, one of whom used to work for Thomas Cook, died at the Hurghada resort in the Red Sea while on holiday.

Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada, where a couple died. File pic
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Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Hurghada, where a couple died. File pic

A British couple have died while on a Thomas Cook holiday at a Red Sea resort in Egypt.

The couple, from Burnley, died while staying at the Hurghada resort, the tour operator said.

One of them was a long-serving employee of Thomas Cook.

Ingo Burmester, chief of Thomas Cook UK, said: “We are deeply saddened by the deaths of two of our customers while on holiday in Hurghada in Egypt, one of whom was a loyal and long-serving member of our Thomas Cook family.

“Our focus is on fully supporting their loved ones. We are urgently investigating with the hotel and supporting the local authorities.”

The circumstances of their deaths have not been revealed and investigations are continuing.

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