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38 injured in Alex-Matrouh train derailment, no deaths reported: Egypt's Health Ministry

The ministry affirmed that all of the injured are in stable condition

MENA , Thursday 27 Feb 2020
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Egypt's Health Ministry said that 38 citizens were injured as a passenger train on Alexandria-Matrouh track derailed on Thursday night, reporting no deaths as a result of the incident.

The Egyptian Railway Authority (ERA) said the passenger train's locomotive and three carriages went off track and overturned.

slight, varying between abrasions, bruises and cuts, all of whom are in very stable condition

" All of the injured are in stable condition",Megahed affirmed.

In a statement released on Thursday, ERA said the train derailed between the stations of Sidi Abdel Rahman and Gazal Ali, adding that a crane will be deployed to the scene to remove the derailed locomotive and carriages as soon as possible

The ERA added that it was currently investigating the causes of the accident 

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