28 dead as two trains collide in Alexandria, Egypt

Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, on Friday, leaving at least 28 dead and 74 wounded, according to the latest figure from Egypt’s Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news.

CNN reports that the collision involved one train that had been traveling from Cairo and another from Port Said, according to Al-Ahram. The collision happened in Alexandria, where ambulances and local officials have been deployed.

Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city, sits on the Mediterranean coast in the north.

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