The two young men were standing on the shore of the Nile River, Damietta branch, before one of them slipped and fell into the water while trying to catch his eyeglasses.
Initially, according to the local reports the tusker was swept away by the overflowing waters for almost two hours, but then the elephant fought back its way to the safety.
Hydroelectric turbines may stop turning. Las Vegas and Phoenix may be forced to restrict water usage or growth. Farmers might cease growing some crops,
Border patrol agents, along with local fire and police agencies, were searching for possible additional victims a day after the Thursday incident, said Customs and Border Protection spokesman Rick Pauza.
Many years ago during a visit to Cairo my three-year old daughter Marya and I were taken on a tour by Judge Jasper Brinton, an historic figure who had presided over Egypt’s Mixed Courts
The Punjab Chief Minister's office has not confirmed Bhagwant Mann's hospitalization, with one official even saying that the chief minister was happy and had a busy day Thursday with back-to-back meetings scheduled.
It was the river that is said to have watered the biblical Garden of Eden and helped give birth to civilisation itself. But today the Tigris is dying. Human activity and climate change have choked its once mighty flow through Iraq, where — with its twin river the Euphrates — it made Mesopotamia a cradle of civilisation thousands of