Dozens of People Injured in Egypt Train Crash


Dozens of people have been injured when a train derailed after crashing into a concrete barrier south of Cairo, Egyptian media reported.

Ambulances rushed to the scene early on Thursday to treat the wounded.

Deputy Health Minister Gamal Al Gohary told the Dot Masr website there were no deaths after the accident. He said 44 people were injured and transported to Beni Suef Public Hospital.

The train collided with a concrete block that led it to derail, lifting the front of one of the carriages several metres into the air, the government website al-Ahram reported.

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SOURCE: Al Jazeera