Two killed in Egypt bus collision, 22 injured

Ahram Online , Saturday 7 Mar 2015

The deadly accident comes one day after a school bus crashed into a train killing seven people including four children

Two workers were killed and 22 others injured on Saturday when a bus driving them to a factory in 10th of Ramadan City in the outskirts of Cairo collided into another bus.

Those hurt with injuries of fractions, bruises and wounds, were transferred to a nearby hospital, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

The road accident comes a day after seven people, including four children, were killed in a collision between a train and a school bus. Some 24 others were injured.

Friday's crash occurred on a motorway connecting the capital Cairo and the coastal city of Ismailia.

Accidents at railway crossings and on high roads are regular occurences in Egypt due to ill-maintained roads and careless driving.

A deadly collision in Assiut in 2012 killed 51 people, mostly children, when a train hit a school bus, while in 2013, 30 people died when a minibus collided with a train just south of Cairo.

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