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Mar 6, 2015

12:22:22 GMT--Vehicle Accident - Africa - Egypt

EDIS Number: VI-20150306-47223-EGY

Date / time: 06/03/2015 12:21:13 [UTC]

Event: Vehicle Accident

Area: Africa

Country: Egypt

State/County: Governorate of Al Ismailiyah

Location: [Cairo-Ismailia desert road]

Number of Deads: N/A

Number of Injured: 15 person(s)

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate


At least 15 persons including seven students died Friday in a collision between train and a picnic school bus in Cairo-Ismailia desert road, Youm7 reported. The crash took place at a railway crossing at Al-Shorouq gate in the governorate. Until the time of writing, five injuries were announced by security source to Youm7 while human remains for at least seven people were found. Ambulances transferred injuries to Al-Shorouq Hospital.

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