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EGT/Egattur Halt (4 PFs)
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Egattur, Tamil Nadu 631203
State: Tamil Nadu


Zone: SR/Southern   Division: MGR Chennai

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Mar 26 (22:51) At least 32 killed as trains collide in southern Egypt (www.deccanherald.com)
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Mar 26 2021 (22:51)
Station Tag: Ajaibpur/CAIR added by GIN bypass needed for Ggvt Hpt Ypr exp/48335

Mar 26 2021 (22:51)
Station Tag: Sohagi/SBF added by GIN bypass needed for Ggvt Hpt Ypr exp/48335

Mar 26 2021 (22:51)
Station Tag: Egattur Halt/EGT added by GIN bypass needed for Ggvt Hpt Ypr exp/48335
Stations:  Ajaibpur/CAIR   Egattur Halt/EGT   Sohagi/SBF  
Dozens of ambulance vehicles were rushed to the scene of the crash, which took place in the southern province of Sohag
Two trains collided Friday in southern Egypt on Friday, causing three passenger cars to flip over, killing 32 people and leaving 66 injured, health authorities said.
Dozens of ambulance vehicles were rushed to the scene of the crash, which took place in the southern province of Sohag, said a statement by Egypt's health ministry.
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media displayed videos from the scene showing flipped wagons with passengers trapped inside and surrounded by rubble. Some victims seemed unconscious, while others could be see bleeding. Bystanders carried bodies, laying them out on the ground near the site of the accident.
Egypt's railway system has a history of badly maintained equipment and poor management. Official figures show that 1,793 train accidents took place in 2017 across the country.
In 2018, a passenger train derailed near the southern city of Aswan, injuring at least six people and prompting authorities to fire the chief of the country's railways.
In the same year, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said the government lacks about 250 billion Egyptian pounds, or $14.1 billion, to overhaul the run-down rail system. El-Sissi spoke a day after a passenger train collided with a cargo train, killing at least 12 people, including a child.
A year earlier, two passenger trains collided just outside the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, killing 43 people. In 2016, at least 51 people were killed when two commuter trains collided near Cairo.
Egypt's deadliest train crash took place in 2002 when over 300 people were killed when the fire erupted in a speeding train travelling from Cairo to southern Egypt.
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