URGENT ¥¥¥ Two Britons killed, two hurt in Egypt crash: tour operator

Two British tourists were killed and another two injured when a hot air balloon exploded in the Egyptian city of Luxor on Tuesday, killing up to 19 people, tour operator Thomas Cook confirmed.

"We can confirm that two of our guests are in local hospitals, but tragically two of our guests have died in the hot air balloon incident in Luxor, Egypt this morning," the company said in a statement.