The death toll in the train accident in Egypt has risen to 49 people. Such data are cited by TV channel Al Arabiya. Injured at least 179 people.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that the collision of trains, none of the Russians was not injured, reports TASS. In depodesta expressed condolences to the bereaved families and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
Previously reported 28 victims of the accident in the suburb of Alexandria. The collision occurred on Friday, August 11. One of the trains was from Cairo, the other made a stop on the way from the city of Port said.
The Cairo train crashed into the standing part at full speed. By order of the Prosecutor General of Egypt Nabil Sadeq conducted an investigation into the incident. According to the newspaper Youm7, the cause of the tragedy could be the error of clacksman.