CAIRO: At least 33 persons died and 41 were injured after two buses collided into a truck Friday morning in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Health.
Doctors arrived to the scene of the accident to investigate the case as a prelude to transfer the critical cases to Sharm el-Sheikh International Hospital and the stable cases to Tor Sinai Hospital, Youm7 reported.
There were corpses and injured bodies under the buses that ministry had to help remove, undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in south Sinai Mohamed Lasheen told Youm7. They identified five foreigners, two Saudi Arabian women, a Ukrainian woman, and a Yemeni man, in Sharm el-Sheikh International Hospital.
South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda and director of security Hatem Amen arrived to the scene of the accident to check the situation.