More than 30 killed, 60 injured in train crash in Egypt

At least 32 people have been killed and more than 60 injured after two trains crashed in Egypt on Friday. 

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According to Aljazeera, the crash took place in the city of Sohag.

Authorities with the health ministry dispatched 36 ambulances to the scene. 

Egypt has one of the oldest and largest rail networks in North Africa and accidents with casualties are common. 

The country’s deadliest train crash took place in 2002. More than 300 people were killed when a train traveling from Cairo to the southern region caught fire. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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