CAIRO: A total of 10,000 EGP ($1,120,) will be dispensed to the family of each of the seven Egyptian victims who were killed in an accident in Jordan; 2,000 EGP will be dispensed to each injured national, Youm7 reported Tuesday.
Two Egyptians were injured in the Saturday accident, when a mini bus carrying nine Egyptian laborers collided with a truck near Mafraq governorate, 75 kilometers southeast of the Jordanian capital city of Amman.
Minister of Solidarity Ghada Waly ordered the compensation be dispensed once the death certificates are issued.
All the victims were from Fayoum, a governorate southwest of Cairo. The Jordanian driver was injured in the road accident.
Egyptian Ambassador to Jordan Khaled Tharwat had headed for Mafraq to inspect procedures to fly the bodies of the seven Egyptians to Cairo.