On Friday, August 11, near Alexandria, the second largest city of Egypt, faced two passenger trains – one from Cairo and the other from Port said. Media reported about 36 dead and 123 wounded.
Data on the dead and wounded provided by the doctors arrived at the scene, but no official information yet.
Governor of Alexandria Mohamed Soltan told the newspaper «al-Ahram» that, according to preliminary investigation, guilty of the collision was one of the drivers did not respond to the signal.
Assistant health Minister Sharif Wadi said in an interview with state television that most of the victims were taken to four major hospitals. At the same time, the number of dead and wounded cannot yet be considered final.
Prosecutor Nabil Sadek was ordered to conduct an investigation in connection with the crash, vowing to bring to justice all those responsible for the accident.