The Minister of transport of Egypt went to the place of collision of trains

© AP Photo / Hatem Mobil ambulance in Egypt. Archival photoThe Minister of transport of Egypt went to the place of collision of trains© AP Photo / Hatem Moussa

The Minister of transport of Egypt to urgently left on a place of collision of trains in the Egyptian province of Beheira, which killed and injured dozens of people, reports channel «Extra news».

Earlier, Egyptian media reported that the death toll in the train collision has risen to 19 people, and another 38 were injured.

According to available information, the collision occurred at the station of Abu-El Javi. Two carriages separated from a passenger train EN route to Cairo and fell in front of oncoming goods train, bound for Alexandria. In place rescuers work and thirty ambulances. The Ministry of health reports that the number of dead and injured may increase.

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