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At least 11 killed in Egypt as practice derails

More than 50 ambulances had been dispatched by the Ministry of Health to rescue the injured from the crash.

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

“During the passage of train No. 949/3209 heading from Cairo to Mansoura, at 13:54, 4 cars derailed near Sandanhour station (near Toukh),” the Egyptian Railway authority mentioned in an announcement.

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

Most of the accidents had been minor or average, with just a few crucial instances, Khaled Megahed, a well being ministry spokesman, advised an area 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.

Train motion has stopped within the East Delta.

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

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