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Cause of Elevator Crash at Monument Revealed

An elevator near the Aswan High Dam in Egypt crashed last weekend, injuring eight people. The elevator is located in the Egyptian-Russian Friendship Monument near the dam.

The elevator in the 72-meter-tall monument stopped on the first floor. Workers tried to lower it manually and it then fell 30 meters. All the injured visitors were taken to a hospital for treatment.

An article in The Cairo Post reports that power had been cut to the elevator, which caused it to crash

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