At least 15 people drowned when a small boat collided with a barge and capsized on the Nile River near Cairo on Wednesday night, Egypt’s interior ministry said in a statement.

The collision occurred on the Nile near Giza, across the river from Cairo, the ministry statement said.

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In addition to the 15 dead and six rescued, about seven people who were believed to have been on the boat were still unaccounted for, security sources.

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