Egypt: dozens of people killed in train crash

Today’s train crash as a result of a collision with another train near the Egyptian city of Sohag led to the death of 32 people, another 66 were injured, according to Reuters, citing the country’s Ministry of Health.

The Minister of Health said that 36 ambulances were immediately sent to the scene of the accident, which took the victims to local hospitals that went into a state of emergency.

Two trains collided, moving at low speed, one of them crashed into the one in front of him, the agency said, citing a source in the security service. As a result of the accident, 2 cars were completely destroyed, and another one overturned.

Accidents on the railways of Egypt are not uncommon, the large railway network in this region is one of the oldest.

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