Heavy death toll from train collision in Egypt
By DINA PYANYKH
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The death toll in a railway accident in Egypt has risen to 70, Egyptian television reported Monday. More than 150 people injured in the accident have been taken to local hospitals and Cairo.
Two trains collided twenty kilometers north of Cairo at around 8. 00 a.m. local time Monday. The trains, that originated from the towns of Qalyoub and Mansoura and were both bound for Cairo, collided when of the trains ran into the other one that was ahead. As a result of a strong push several train cars overturned. A fire broke out after the collision.
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