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(AP) People gather near a train, with bloodstains, after it crashed into a school bus at Manflot
(AP) Egyptians gather at the scene of a train crash that killed at least 47 people
(AP) Egyptians gather at the scene of a train crash that killed at least 47 people
(Reuters) Relatives of victims gather near a train, with bloodstains
(AP) Egyptians inspect the wreckage after a speeding train crashed into a bus carrying children
(AP) An Egyptian looks through books and school bags
(Reuters) Relatives of victims look at the wreckage of a bus after a train
Nov
17

A collision between a train and school bus early Saturday in Upper Egypt leaves 50 children dead and questions being asked amid national shock

The death toll from Saturday morning's fatal collision between a train and an Egyptian kindergarten school bus in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut has risen to 50, Assiut's governor, Yehia Keshk, announced Saturday afternoon. Some 18 are also injured, including seven in a critical condition.

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