Egypt Train Crash Kills 49

Added On August 12, 2017

In Egypt, a train crash in Alexandria province has left least 49 people dead and 100 others injured on Friday.
The train, heading to Alexandria from Cairo, crashed into the rear of another train coming from Port Said.
The accident took place in Kourshid area, east of Alexandria.
Egypt's Health Ministry has announced a state of emergency in all hospitals in Alexandria and the neighboring Beherira province.
The ministry said some 75 ambulances have been transferring victims to hospitals, and casualties may rise owing to serious injuries.
The Chinese consulate in Alexandria told CNC that no Chinese nationals have so far been reported killed or injured in the accident.