Egypt says it stands by DRC after deadly train derailment

Ahram Online , Friday 13 Sep 2019

Egypt stands by Democratic Republic of Congo following a deadly train accident in the country that killed at least 50 people on Thursday, the foreign ministry said.

The accident happened when a train derailed in the town of Mayibaridi in the southeastern province of Tanganyika.

"The government and people of Egypt stand with the government and people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this ordeal," the foreign ministry said in a statement published on its official Facebook page on Friday.

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