Many dead and Injured after two trains collide in Egypt


20 people have been reported dead and 55 others injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt reports Independent.

One of the trains was travelling from Cairo, and the other from Port Said.

A source at the health ministry told Al-Ahram that the number of casualties had not yet been determined.

Egypt has had train crashes before with casualities. A train derailment in Badr Rashin in Giza killed at least 19 people in 2013. In 2012, a collision between a train and school bus on a rail crossing in the town of Manaflut in Upper Egypt killed 51 people, mostly children according to Al Ahram.