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.
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