22 killed in Egypt traffic accident

Baku, July 19, AZERTAC

At least 22 people were killed and 33 others injured Tuesday in a bus-truck accident on the desert road of Minya Province in southern Egypt, according to Xinhua.

"A passenger bus traveling to Cairo from the southern Province of Sohag crashed into the back of a truck parking on the side of the road for changing its tyres," Governor Osama Al Qady told Xinhua.

Ambulances have rushed the injured to local hospitals.

The crash took place 200 km away from Cairo, he added.

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