Another train disaster in Egypt

Another train accident happened in Egypt. A passenger train derailed north of Cairo. At least 11 people were killed and about 100 were injured, infroms Railway Supply magazine with reference to Nakolei Pl.

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The disaster occurred on Sunday in the province of Al-Qalyubiya, north of the Egyptian capital. Passenger train Cairo – Al-Mansoor derailed, 4 carriages of the train derailed. At the moment, the services have registered 11 dead, about 100 people were injured.

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60 ambulances were sent to the scene, the injured were taken to nearby hospitals. The services are still working, and the search for wreckage of the wagons continues.

On March 25 in Egypt there was a collision of two trains, then at least 20 people were killed and almost 200 were injured. The reason for the March disaster, which caused outrage throughout the country, was the gross negligence of the railroad workers.


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