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.
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.