Egypt Train Crash Kills 19, Injures More Than 100 - Death Toll Expected to Increase

A military train carrying young recruits to an army camp has derailed in a suburb of Cairo. At least 19 people have been killed and more than a ... ( Resource: Many Dead in Egypt Military Train Crash

Cairo — A military train carrying young recruits to an army camp derailed in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday, killing 19 people and injuring 107, Egypt's health ministry spokesman said.

The train was traveling from Upper Egypt to Cairo when it derailed in the Giza neighborhood of Badrashin, a security source said, adding that the train was a military vehicle carrying conscripted youth on their way to an army camp.

The injured passengers were taken to hospitals, Ahmed Omar, the health ministry spokesman said.

There was no further information available about the identities of the 17 dead except the names of the hospitals to which their corpses were sent, published on MENA.

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