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Fri Aug 11, 2017, 02:41 PM

Egypt trains collide in Alexandria, killing many

Source: BBC News

One train was travelling from Cairo and the other from Port Said when the accident happened in the northern coastal city of Alexandria.

Emergency teams are at the scene. It is not yet known what caused the two trains to collide.

Deadly train accidents in Egypt are rare but not unheard of.

Footage broadcast on Egyptian state broadcaster Nile TV shows one of the trains partly keeled over in the crash, with emergency services transferring the injured to ambulances.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40903723

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