. At least 19 killed in Egypt train crash « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/A train crash in central Egypt killed at least 19 people and injured 185, officials say.

Carriages derailed and overturned when two trains collided near the city of Tahta in Sohag province on Friday.

Officials originally put the death toll at 32, but later revised that figure.

An investigation has been launched into the crash, with President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi pledging tough punishment for those responsible.

“Anyone who caused this painful accident through negligence or corruption, or anything similar, must receive a deterrent punishment without exception or delay,” he tweeted.

More at BBC News





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