17 Dead in Egyptian Train Crash


A military train carrying young recruits to army camp derailed in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday (January 15), killing 17 people and injuring 103, Egypt's health ministry spokesman said. The train was travelling from Upper Egypt to Cairo when it derailed in the Giza neighbourhood of Badrashin, a security source said, adding the train was a military vehicle carrying conscripted youth on their way to an army camp.