(*10*) bus crash leaves 10 dead in southern Egypt

The accident occurred when the bus with vacationers crashed right into a automobile on the practically 300-kilometer desert street.

Ten folks – 5 Egyptians, 4 French and one Belgian – died on Wednesday in a bus accident in Aswan, a vacationer space in southern Egypt, the governor of the area stated.

In addition, 14 folks had been injured – eight French and 6 Belgians – and are in “secure situation” after being hospitalized for “fractures, accidents and minor accidents”, says a press release launched by the federal government.

The accident occurred when the vacationer bus crashed right into a automobile on the practically 300-kilometer desert street resulting in the Abu Simbel temples.

Highway accidents are frequent in Egypt, the place many roads are poorly maintained and the site visitors code will not be revered.

Officially, 7,000 folks died in site visitors accidents in 2020 in essentially the most populous nation in the Arab world, with 103 million inhabitants.

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The temples of Abu Simbel, over 3,000 years outdated, are amongst Egypt’s high vacationer websites.

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