The number of wounded in the incident has increased to 179 people.
The number of deaths as a result of collision of two trains in Alexandria (Egypt) has risen to 49 people.
“The number of victims of collision of trains in Alexandria in Northern Egypt, occurred on Friday, has grown to 49 people,” – said in the message.
At the same time, the number of wounded in the incident has increased to 179 people.
So, the Prime Minister of Egypt Sherif Ismail raised the degree of readiness in hospitals in Alexandria to make reultate injured in a collision of trains.
In addition, the General Prosecutor of Egypt Nabil Sadik opened an urgent investigation into the incident.
As reported, the collision of trains occurred near the station Horse between Alexandria and Cairo. One of the trains was traveling from Cairo to Alexandria, the other follows and Port said to Alexandria.
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