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40 injured as train rear-ended in Alexandria’s Misr Station

Alexandria Governor Mohamed El-Sherif denied any fatalities due to the accident so far

Ahram Online , Tuesday 22 Jun 2021
Train collision
A locomotive crashed into the back of a train in Misr Station, Alexandria, 22 June 2021. Al-Ahram
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Forty people were injured in a train crash in Alexandria on Tuesday, the health ministry said, after a locomotive crashed into the back of a train at the Misr Station.

Alexandria Governor Mohamed El-Sherif denied any fatalities due to the accident so far.

The injuries ranged from bruises to fractures in different parts of the body, the ministry said without giving further details in this regard.

The health ministry said 27 ambulances were dispatched to the scene to move the injured citizens to the Ras El Tin General Hospital, the Gamal Hamada Central Hospital and Sharq El-Madina Hospital.

The ministry noted that everyone injured in the incident will receive the required medical care until they recover.

The incident comes only a day after a train collided with two minibuses near Helwan, which caused the death of at least two and injured five.

 

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