Bus accident kills 4 in Upper Egypt

Ahram Online, Wednesday 2 Jul 2014

Bus carrying churchgoers crashes in Assiut, Upper Egypt, killing four and injuring 11, including children

A tour bus has crashed in southern Egypt, killing four and injuring 11, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The bus was carrying a group of passengers from a church in Assiut on Wednesday. The injured, including five children, were transferred to a nearby hospital.

Egypt has the highest rate of road accidents and related deaths in the Middle East, according to international and local reports, with an average of 12,000 people killed annually according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Road accidents are one of the main causes of death in Egypt.


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