Two killed in bus accident in Egypt's Hurghada , 23 injured

Ahram Online , Wednesday 8 Jul 2015

At least two children were killed and 23 people were injured in a bus accident Wednesday afternoon in Hurghada, State-owned MENA reported.

According to MENA, the bus overturned at the entrance of the city of Hurghada in the Red Sea governorate.

A seven-year old boy and a two-year old girl were killed in the accident while the rest of the passengers were injured, and were transferred to Hurghada General Hospital for treatment. 

The bus was on its way from Hurghada to Ismailia on the Suez Canal.

According to figures by Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), there were a total of 14,403 road accidents in the country during 2014 leading to the death of 6,226 people and the injury of 24,154 others.


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