Eight killed in Egypt in vehicle train crash

Baku, April 17, AZERTAC

Eight people were killed in southern Egypt when a vehicle crashed into a passing train on Saturday, a health ministry official said, according to AFP.

Eight people were also injured in the accident in Aswan province, Ehab Hanafy said.

He said the driver of vehicle, which was transporting passengers for a fare, lost control and drove into the train as it was passing, crashing into its side.

It was not immediately clear whether the vehicle was a microbus or an old sedan fitted out to carry more passengers.

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