Cool way to cool down

These boys were literally jumping for joy at the chance to cool themselves down by leaping into the river Nile during hot weather on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday. A heatwave killed at least 61 people across Egypt from Sunday to Tuesday
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These boys were literally jumping for joy at the chance to cool themselves down by leaping into the river Nile during hot weather on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.

A heatwave killed at least 61 people across Egypt from Sunday to Tuesday and caused nearly 600 people to be admitted to hospital, Egypt's Health Ministry said on state news agency MENA on Wednesday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 14, 2015, with the headline 'Cool way to cool down'. Print Edition | Subscribe