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Train accident north of Cairo has killed at least 11 people, say authorities
A passenger train derailed north of Cairo, killing at least 11 people, Egyptian authorities have said, in the latest in a string of rail accidents to hit the country in recent years. Four train wagons ran off the railway track by the city of Banha in Qalyubia province, just outside Cairo... at least 98 people were injured, with most of them suffering from broken bones, cuts and bruises...
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Enough is enough: Egypt fires top railway official after deadly crashes
Egypt’s transportation minister on Tuesday said he sacked the country’s top railway official, following three train accidents in less than a month that left at least 29 people dead and some 320 injured. The firing of Asharf Raslan, head of the railway authority, was part of a wide-ranging overhaul of the rundown railway system's leadership amid public outcry over repeated train crashes...
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