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The Foreign Ministry announced Thursday afternoon that it had received a report about a car accident involving Israeli citizens in the Nuweiba area in Sinai.

According to initial reports, two Israelis were seriously injured in the accident and five others were injured.

The Foreign Ministry is in contact with their family and with the authorities in Egypt.

Channel 12 News reported that Magen David Adom has been attempting to convince the authorities in Egypt not to evacuate the wounded to hospitals there and allow them to be brought to Israeli hospitals for treatment.