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Dr. Said Mamoun al-Saqan, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health and Population in Alexandria, said that all the injuries that occurred as a result of a tractor collision with recent vehicles from behind in one of the Cairo station trains today, Tuesday, are minor, and all of them are considered fractures, responses and wounds, denying the existence of any deaths among the victims.
In exclusive statements to Al-Masry Al-Youm from the site of the accident, Al-Saqan said that the total number of injured in the accident was 37, who were accommodated in the eastern city of Cihan Hospital in Sidi Bishr and Jamal Hamada, as they are the closest to the site of the accident.
Railway sources revealed that a tractor collided with a distinguished train number 12, Alexandria/Cairo, from the rear, which led to injuries, and the injuries were transferred to 3 hospitals.
The sources added that the incident occurred at half past nine in Alexandria.
She explained that Train The passengers were parked, and the tractor collided with the last two cars from behind, crushing the last two.
For his part, Major General Mohamed Al-Sharif, Governor of Alexandria, said that the Alexandria train collision occurred as a result of a tractor collision in the distinguished train No. 12, and it did not result in deaths, and some minor injuries occurred, and they were transferred to Gamal Abdel Nasser and Ras El-Tin Hospitals.
The governor of Alexandria added that the injuries are all minor, and there are 3 fractures.
For its part, the Alexandria Governorate page published a video from the scene of the Alexandria train collision, and monitored the Alexandria Governor’s inspection of the accident site.
On Monday morning, Egypt’s Alexandria station witnessed the fall of one of the carriages of the distinguished train heading to Cairo from the tracks, which led to confusion and disruption of the movement, while a railway source reported the presence of some injuries.
Al-Masry Al-Youm learned that the train was scheduled to depart from Alexandria station at 9.20 am and while it was moving, it pulled with it the rear tractor, which was in a state of braking, which led to the tractor and one of the cars falling off the tracks and injuring some passengers.
Immediately, the leaders of the railway authority headed to the site the incident Machines were pushed to lift the wagons.