CAIRO — A bus fell right into a canal in Egypt’s Nile River Delta area Saturday killing no less than 21 individuals, the nation’s Well being Ministry mentioned.
Dr. Sherif Makeen, a well being ministry official, mentioned three kids have been among the many lifeless.
In a press release, the ministry mentioned the accident occurred in Dakahlia province, round 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of the capital of Cairo. Different injured passengers have been transported to an area hospital.
The top of police investigations within the province, Brig. Mohamed Abdel Hadi, mentioned the driving force could have misplaced management of the car’s steering wheel.
Lethal visitors accidents declare 1000’s of lives yearly in Egypt, which has a poor transportation security file. Crashes and collisions are principally brought on by dashing, unhealthy roads or poor enforcement of visitors legal guidelines.
In July, a passenger bus slammed right into a parked trailer truck on a freeway within the southern province of Minya, killing 23 individuals and injuring 30. In October, a truck slammed right into a minibus in Dakahlia, killing no less than 10 individuals, authorities mentioned.