Tragedy in Egypt: Twelve die in Sinai crash
Eleven factory workers and a microbus driver were killed on Sunday when their vehicle crashed with a truck in the Sinai Peninsula, police said.
The accident took place some 350 kilometers northeast of the capital Cairo when the microbus heading to el-Arish,
in northeastern Sinai, sped up to surpass another microbus.
The crash left the microbus driver and 11 passengers killed. One passenger survived the crash and was
transferred to the el-Arish hospital for medical treatment, according to SPA.
The passengers were all workers heading to a cement factory in el-Arish. The driver of the truck suffered superficial wounds and was treated and released from the hospital. (Albawaba.com)