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More than thirty dead in train accident in Egypt

More than thirty dead in train accident in Egypt

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In a collision between two trains near the Egyptian city of Alexandria on Friday, at least 37 deaths. Sure the 123 people were injured, 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, and were on their way to Alexandria. This would be a locomotive and two wagons are derailed, in the vicinity of the station Khorshid. That happened at 2.15 o’clock in the afternoon, local time.

On internetbeelden is to see that the single wagons of the train are pushed, others are by the blow from the rails walked. The Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the local authorities called to find out who is responsible for the accident.

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Persons killed and injured by collision between trains in Egypt

Accidents

The cause of the accident is not yet clear. A rescue worker calls a wrong switch as the probable cause.

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.

Dozens of dead and wounded in train accident in Egypt

In a collision between two trains near the Egyptian city of Alexandria are dozens of dead cases.
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In a collision between two passenger trains, that were departed from, respectively, Cairo and Port Said, would a locomotive and two wagons are derailed.
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On internetbeelden is to see that the single wagons of the train are pushed, others are by the blow from the rails walked.
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There are regular accidents with trains in Egypt.
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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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