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10 die in Egyptian train crash

  : Thursday, November 14, 1999
Ten people were killed when a Cairo to Alexandria train crashed into a group of workmen yesterday (13 november).
It is believed that another 7 people were injured.

The accident occurred in fog at Qalyubia about 20 km north of Cairo. According to reports from Egypt, the workmen who had been travelling in a bus had stopped to help the occupants of a minibus which had overturned onto the railway line.

Web sources
Egyptian train crash kills 10
Go News 13 Nov 99
Ten killed in Egyptian train crash
BBC Online 13 Nov 99
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