UPDATE: 21 injured after school bus flipped over in Kafr el-Sheikh
Car flipped over - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: The number of injured after a school bus flipped over Saturday on the road in Delta’s Kafr el-Sheikh governorate rose to 21, including 14 teachers and seven students, Youm7 reported.

The students were on their way to do their mid-term exams; they all suffer mild wounds and scratches.

The injured were transferred to Rasheed General Hospital, except for two cases were taken to Motobus Central Hospital and Alexandria University’s hospital.

Last Saturday, some 18 students were wounded after their school fall into a canal in Kafr el-Sheikh.

Road accidents in Egypt cause the death of thousands of people every year.

On Jan.3, a five-year old girl was killed and other nine children were injured in a bus crash in Beheira governorate.

A total of 6,916 car accidents took place nationwide during the first half of 2015, with an increase of 3.5 percent compared to 6,685 during the same period last year, according to a recent bulletin by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS.)

Additional reporting by Mohamed Soliman from Kafr el-Sheikh

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