Dozens of dead and wounded in train accident in Egypt

Dozens of dead and wounded in train accident in Egypt

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In a collision between two trains near the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday to at least 36 deaths. At least hundred people were wounded, let the Egyptian ministry of Health to know.

It is feared that the death toll will continue to rise.

It was going to be a collision between two passenger trains, that were departed from, respectively, Cairo and Port Said. This would be a locomotive and two wagons are derailed.

On internetbeelden is to see that the single wagons of the train are pushed, others are by the blow from the rails walked.


Persons killed and injured by collision between trains in Egypt


The cause of the accident is not yet clear.

There are regular accidents with trains in Egypt. In 2012, fifty people, mostly children, killed when a school bus was hit by a train. In a train accident in 2002 fell 360 kill.

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