Beijing News August 12th, Egypt's northern province of Alexander occurred in August 11th two train collision accident, has caused more than 100 deaths and 49 people injured. A statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Health said that two train collision accident occurred in the town of Alexander East area. One of the train starting from Cairo, another train from Port Said.
The Ministry of Health called 75 ambulances to the scene, Alexander and the neighboring provinces Beheira province hospital have entered a state of emergency. Because many people were seriously injured, the death toll may increase further.
Governor Alexander Mohamed Sultan said a preliminary investigation showed that the cause of the accident is one of the train's driver did not see the lights, led to two train collision. The authorities said it was the country's most serious railway accident in ten years.