CAIRO (AP) — No less than six individuals had been killed Thursday when a pickup truck and a minibus collided close to Egypt’s japanese metropolis of Ismailia, well being officers stated. Three others had been injured within the crash.
Among the many useless had been 5 Palestinians, between 20 and 50 years of age, and one Egyptian, the native ambulance service stated in a press release.
In keeping with Egyptian media, the 5 Palestinian passengers had been heading to Rafah, Egypt’s official border crossing with the Gaza Strip.
Eight ambulances had been dispatched to the scene of the accident to switch injured individuals to close by hospitals for therapy, the ambulance service stated. No additional particulars got.
Deadly automotive accidents are frequent throughout the North Africa nation, killing hundreds yearly. Final November, 21 individuals died after a bus fell into a canal in Egypt’s Nile River Delta area. In July 2022, a passenger bus slammed into a parked trailer within the south of the nation, killing 23 individuals.
Automobile crashes and highway collisions in Egypt are largely attributable to rushing, poor roads or lax enforcement of visitors legal guidelines.