BREAKING: At least 32 killed as two passenger trains collide in Egypt

Paramedics search the wreckage of the train collision on August 11, 2017 near Khorshid station in Alexandria. At least 36 people were killed as two trains collided August 11 outside the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said. The crash also injured 123 people, the ministry said in a statement. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
At least 32 civilians have died and 66 others injured in a Sohag train accident, Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population has announced.
This is after two trains collided on Friday in the city of Tahta in Sohag, Upper Egypt, resulting in derailing three passenger carriages.

Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, is currently headed to Sohag Governorate to monitor the health status of those injured in a train collision at Tahtaha Center, Sohag Governorate.

Paramedics search the wreckage of the train collision on August 11, 2017 near Khorshid station in Alexandria.
At least 36 people were killed as two trains collided August 11 outside the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, in one of the deadliest in a string of such accidents in Egypt, the health ministry said. The crash also injured 123 people, the ministry said in a statement.
/ AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI
The Sohag ambulance authority has announced that 49 ambulances have rushed to the site of the train collision.