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Death toll in Egypt train collision rises to 36

Baku, August 11, AZERTAC

At least 36 people died and 123 were injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, according to the country’s health ministry, according to Euronews.

Television reports, citing ministry of transport officials, said the accident happened when one of the trains broke down.

It is thought to be the deadliest rail accident since November 2013 when a train hit a bus south of Cairo, killing 27 people.

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