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Egypt Train Crash: Several Injured After Train Derails, Collides With Concrete Block

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posted on Feb, 11 2016 @ 07:14 AM
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Several people were injured in Egypt after a train derailed Thursday, colliding with a concrete barrier, south of the capital Cairo, local reports said, according to Al Jazeera. No deaths have been reported in the accident yet.



After the collision, the front part of one of the carriages was lifted up in the air, several meters high, Al Jazeera reported. Ambulances rushed to the site of the accident to treat the injured.



Last month, a train crashed into a truck in Giza at a railroad crossing, killing three people and injuring seven others, Ahram Online, a local newspaper, reported.

In 2015, a train and a bus with schoolchildren on board collided northeast of Cairo, killing at least seven people.

In 2012, another train rammed into a school bus that was trying to cross the tracks, in Cairo, killing 50 people, mostly children, Al Jazeera reported.




Egypt Train Crash: Several Injured After Train Derails, Collides With Concrete Block




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