Eight American tourists - six women and two men - were killed in a traffic accident Sunday while on a tour bus in Aswan, Egypt, the country's interior ministry said.
An additional 19 American tourists and two Egyptians - the bus driver and a tour guide - were injured.
A total of 116 American tourists were traveling in three tour buses. The interior ministry said the middle bus - carrying 37 of the tourists - crashed into a parked dump truck loaded with sand.
Aswan is one of Egypt's popular tourist sites and is about 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) away from Cairo.