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Deaths reported in Alexandria train collision

Deaths reported in Alexandria train collision
From Al Jazeera - August 11, 2017

At least 23 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a train collision in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria.

State news agency MENA reported that two trains were involved in Friday's accident.

Footage broadcast on state television showed one train had partly keeled over in the crash, and medics were seen moving the dead and injured to ambulances.

Egypt's roads and railways have a poor safety record and people have long complained that governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards.

In February 2016, dozens were injured when a train derailed after crashing into a concrete barrier south of capital Cairo.

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