Egypt practice crash: At the least 11 killed in derailment

Greater than 50 ambulances have been dispatched by the Ministry of Well being to rescue the injured from the crash.

The Egyptian Railways Authority stated it was nonetheless investigating why the practice, which was heading from Cairo to Mansoura, derailed.

“Through the passage of practice No. 949/3209 heading from Cairo to Mansoura, at 13:54, 4 automobiles derailed close to Sandanhour station (close to Toukh),” the Egyptian Railway authority stated in a press release.

People inspect the damaged wagons of a passenger train, which went off the tracks near Toukh.

Many of the accidents have been minor or reasonable, with just a few important instances, Khaled Megahed, a well being ministry spokesman, informed a neighborhood TV station.

Video posted on social media confirmed the victims and the injured passengers scattered alongside the railway line, subsequent to the overturned practice automobiles. Sounds of misery is also heard.

Practice motion has stopped within the East Delta.

That is the third main practice accident to happen in Egypt in lower than a month. At the least 32 individuals have been killed and 165 injured final month after two trains collided within the Tahta district of the Higher Egypt governorate of Sohag.
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