Monday, January 22, 2007

10 dead in road accident in the governate of Minya

A road accident involving a passenger bus and a truck on the desert road in the governate of Minya in middle Egypt yesterday claimed the life of 10 victims, and injured 10 more, according to security sources.

The accident occured when the backtire of the bus burst, and the driver lost control of the vehicle, resulting in a colision with the truck driving in the opposite lane.

Minya is the second largest city in middle Egypt, and situated approximately 220 Km south of Cairo.

Road accidents are common, and the authorities reports about 6000 dead and 35 000 injured annualy.


Anonymous Stella said...

Horrible! BUt isn't the desert road to Alex in good condition?

12:08 AM  

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