Heartbroken daughter pays tribute after mother, 58, dies in banana boat accident at Egypt resort

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Heartbroken daughter pays tribute after mother, 58, dies in banana boat accident at Egypt resort

The heartbroken daughter of a British woman who died in a banana boat accident in Egypt has paid tribute to her “loving” mother.

Janice Bowles, 58, died in front of her daughter after she was flipped from the boat and left trapped underneath, according to the Sun.

Ms Bowles had been staying at the same resort a s a British couple who died of a mystery illness just a week earlier.

Her daughter Annmarie Cox has said she is “broken inside” and that the tragic incident on August 28 was a “devastating shock” for the family.

In a heartbreaking post on social media, Ms Cox wrote: “It is with the heaviest heart that I am having to write this status.

She had been staying in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada (file photo) (AFP/Getty Images)

“Unfortunately whilst my mum Janice Bowles was on holiday in Egypt, there was an accident and she sadly passed away.

“I am broken inside and don’t know how to get my head around it. It is such a devastating shock to the whole family.

“She was the funniest, kindest, most loving mother I know and if I can aspire to be half the woman she is I know I’ll do my girls proud.”

Ms Bowles, from Bristol, was on a Thomas Cook holiday in the beach resort town of Hurgahada before her death.

The incident occurred just a week after the death of Susan and John Cooper during a stay at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada.

Susan Cooper, 64, and her husband John Cooper, 69, who have both died during a holiday in Egypt

The couple were also on a Thomas Cook holiday.

On the latest incident, a spokesperson for Thomas Cook told the Standard: "We can confirm that one of our customers sadly died last week while on an excursion in Egypt.

"We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and our welfare team to continue to do all they can to support them at this time.

"We are urgently investigating what happened."

Source: Google News Egypt | Netizen 24 Egypt

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