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Car Accident Kills 22, Injures  33 In Southern Egypt

Authorities reported that an automobile accident on Tuesday near the southern province of Minya, Egypt, resulted in at least 22 fatalities and 33 injuries.

According to a statement from the local government in Minya, the early-morning collision occurred when a passenger bus struck a stopped truck on a route between Cairo, the nation’s capital, and the south of the country.

In a statement, the authorities said that the truck was changing tires on the side of the road when the bus struck it in Malawi, a city in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers (137 miles) south of Cairo.

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When the injured needed to be sent to Minya hospitals, ambulances sped to the scene.

Egypt, which has a dismal track record for transportation safety, has thousands of fatal traffic accidents every year. Speeding, poor road conditions, or lax traffic enforcement are the main causes of collisions.

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Authorities reported that an automobile accident on Tuesday near the southern province of Minya, Egypt, resulted in at least 22 fatalities and 33 injuries.

According to a statement from the local government in Minya, the early-morning collision occurred when a passenger bus struck a stopped truck on a route between Cairo, the nation’s capital, and the south of the country.

In a statement, the authorities said that the truck was changing tires on the side of the road when the bus struck it in Malawi, a city in the Minya governorate, about 220 kilometers (137 miles) south of Cairo.

READ MORE: Mortar Cargo Plane Crash: Greece Complains To Serbia

When the injured needed to be sent to Minya hospitals, ambulances sped to the scene.

Egypt, which has a dismal track record for transportation safety, has thousands of fatal traffic accidents every year. Speeding, poor road conditions, or lax traffic enforcement are the main causes of collisions.

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