British man dies in Egyptian resort
- 23 February 2013
- From the section UK
A British man has died in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
Local police said a 50-year-old man had drowned while he was swimming off the Red Sea coast on Friday.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Egypt on 22 February. We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time."
Sharm el-Sheikh is one of the most popular Red Sea holiday destinations.