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One killed, 10 injured in two road accidents in Egypt's Qalyubia

According to Qalyubia security directorate, the two accidents happened on the same highway and both were speed related

Ahram Online , Friday 18 Apr 2014
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A student was killed and 10 injured early Friday in two road separate accidents on the agricultural highway in Qalyubia governorate. Both accidents were speed related.

According to the security directorate in Qalyubia, the two accidents happened early Friday.

The first involved a microbus that hit a truck on the agricultural highway near the city of Tokh early Friday, close to Benha, injuring nine people.

The second accident also took place also on the agricultural highway near Tokh, where a tractor with no license plate hit a motorcycle, killing the rider, a 17-year-old student, and injuring his friend who was a passenger with him.

Egypt has the highest rate of road accidents in the Middle East with an average of 12,000 people killed annually, according to the World Health Organisation.

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