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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 05:17 AM

Train ploughs into school bus in Egypt, 47 killed [View all]

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Up to 47 people, mostly children, were killed when a train slammed into a school bus as it crossed tracks in a city south of Cairo on Saturday, state media and officials said.

A senior security official in Assiut, near the crash site, said 44 of the dead were children, aged around four to eight. Two women and a man, who was probably the bus driver, also died, he added.

The state news agency said another 13 people were injured. A medical source said as many as 28 were injured, 27 of them children.

Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/11/17/uk-egypt-crash-idUKBRE8AG03T20121117

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