Photos: Passenger train derailed, collides with truck in Giza
Emergency workers in Giza work to investigate train crash site- Youm7
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CAIRO: A passenger train derailed and collided with a pickup truck in El-Ayat Town in Giza late Friday night causing serious injuries, Youm7 reported.

The train was heading from Asyut to Cairo; it hit a truck crossing the tracks and pushed it 700 meters. The truck was completely destroyed, according to Youm7.

Emergency workers in Giza work to investigate train crash site- Youm7

Emergency workers in Giza work to investigate train crash site- Youm7

The injured passengers and the truck driver were reportedly transferred to the hospital for treatment. The number of injuries has yet not been determined.

The train was reportedly lifted in the early hours of Saturday, causing a traffic halt due to the damaged rails.

Emergency workers in Giza work to investigate train crash site- Youm7

Emergency workers in Giza work to investigate train crash site- Youm7

Additional reporting by Khaled Kamel

 

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