CAIRO — At least 32 folks have been killed and 63 others injured on Saturday morning in Egypt after a passenger bus and a number of other autos collided about 82 miles north of the capital, Cairo, the health ministry mentioned.
The collisions occurred on the primary desert highway in the Beheira governorate linking Cairo and the Mediterranean metropolis of Alexandria.
The police mentioned an oil leak from one car induced the collision, with some autos catching hearth, in accordance with the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper.
Ambulances rushed to the scene to take the injured to hospital.
On Wednesday, no less than 17 folks have been killed when a truck and a microbus collided on the Ring Road in Greater Cairo, Al-Ahram mentioned.
Eight Americans have been killed and 23 different folks have been injured in 2010 when their tour bus collided with a parked truck filled with sand on a dimly lighted desert highway, in accordance with information stories. The accident occurred round daybreak on a highway from the southern metropolis of Aswan to the historic Abu Simbel temple, the authorities mentioned.
In 2003, a vacationer bus overturned in jap Egypt, killing 20 folks and injuring greater than 20 others. The driver misplaced management whereas heading from the Sinai resort of Sharm el Sheik to the Red Sea resort of Taba, the police mentioned.