Nearly 100 hurt in Egypt train accident: health ministry
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Al-Araby

A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 97 people injured, Egypt’s health ministry said, in the latest rail calamity to hit the North African country. The ministry said that “97 citizens were injured in a train accident in Toukh”, a small farming town in the fertile Nile Delta about 40 kilometres outside the capital. No deaths were reported. A security source told AFP eight carriages came off the rails as the train headed north towards the city of Mansoura. Over 55 ambulances were dispatched to treat the injured, the ministry said, and investigators have been sent to assess the accident…

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