Seven Dead, Nine Injured in Egyptian Road Accident

Published June 24th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

At least seven people died and nine were injured Saturday when a pick-up truck collided with a minibus and both plunged into a canal, police said. 

Rescue workers were searching the canal for the bodies of two people still missing, they added. 

The truck, traveling at high speed, lost control and crashed head-on with the bus on a narrow road in the Nile Delta before both vehicles fell into the Rayah al-Beheiry canal, police said - CAIRO (AFP) 


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