32 died, 84 injured as two trains collide in Egypt
Friday, 26 March 2021 (20:07 IST)
Cairo: At least 32 people were killed and 84 others suffered injuries as two trains collided in Tahta city of Egypt’s southern Sohag province on Friday.
According to local media reports, country’s Transport Ministry said that the two trains in Upper Egypt’s Sohag collided after unknown passengers pulled the emergency valve of the first train, causing it to stop and get smashed by the other one from behind.
Reports further said that Ministry of Transportation has launched an investigations into the incident.
Health Minister Hala Zayed is on the way to Sohag to oversee the situation. (UNI)