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2006-09-04 16:01:29

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian passenger train and a freight train collided head-on north of Cairo on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring 16 others in the second fatal rail crash in Egypt in two weeks, security sources said. One security source and Arab satellite television station Al Jazeera reported that as many as five people had died, but other security sources put the death toll at two, including the driver of one of the trains. Rescuers were still searching the...

2006-09-04 15:48:14

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian passenger train and a freight train collided north of Cairo on Monday, killing two people and injuring 16 others in the second fatal rail accident in Egypt in two weeks, security sources said. The crash in the town of Shibin al-Qanater, 30 km (18 miles) north of the Egyptian capital, came two weeks after two commuter trains collided in the country's Nile Delta, killing 58 people in Egypt's worst rail disaster in four years. There was no immediate word on...

2006-09-04 15:14:13

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian passenger train and a freight train collided north of Cairo on Monday, killing two people and injuring 16 others in the second fatal rail accident in Egypt in two weeks, security sources said. The crash in the town of Shibin al-Qanater, 30 km (18 miles) north of the Egyptian capital, came two weeks after two commuter trains collided in the country's Nile Delta, killing 58 people in Egypt's worst rail disaster in four years.

2006-09-04 15:04:21

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian passenger train and a freight train collided north of Cairo on Monday, causing casualties, security sources said. No further details were immediately available. The crash came two weeks after two commuter trains collided in the country's Nile Delta, killing 58 people in Egypt's worst rail disaster in four years.

2006-08-21 02:22:12

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains in a town in Egypt's Nile Delta killed 80 people and injured 163 on Monday, an Egyptian security source said. The accident took place at about 0430 GMT near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo.

2006-08-21 02:06:11

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 20 people and injured 131 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, Egypt's state MENA news agency said. About 25 ambulances rushed to the crash site, along with 1,000 people anxious for news of relatives who may have been injured or killed, a witness said, adding that damage to the trains was extensive. The accident took place at about 7.30 a.m. local time near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of...

2006-08-21 01:41:29

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 15 people and injured 70 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, initial reports from health and security sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m. local time near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One train collided into the rear of a stationary train, causing one of them to derail and overturn. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site, the sources...

2006-08-21 02:50:08

By Amr Abdallah QALYOUB, Egypt (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed 80 people and injured 131 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, a security source said, in Egypt's worst rail disaster since 2002. About 25 ambulances rushed to the crash site, along with hundreds of bystanders and relatives anxious for news of passengers who might have been killed or injured, a witness said, adding that damage to the trains was extensive. The accident took place at about 7.30...

2006-08-21 00:56:38

CAIRO (Reuters) - A collision between two trains killed at least 15 people and injured 70 on Monday in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo, initial reports from health and security sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One train collided into the rear of a stationary train, causing one of them to derail and overturn. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site,...

2006-08-21 00:49:44

CAIRO (Reuters) - Two trains collided in the Nile Delta north of the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday and there were many casualties, police and health ministry sources said. The accident took place about 7 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) near the town of Qalyoub, about 20 km (12 miles) north of Cairo, they said. One of the trains derailed and overturned, one of the health ministry sources said. Ambulances and rescue workers are on the way to the site, the sources added.


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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