Two killed, 43 injured as bus overturns in Egypt

Local authorities sent 25 ambulances to the site of the accident in Sinai


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Published: Thu 28 Apr 2022, 7:01 AM

Last updated: Thu 28 Apr 2022, 7:07 AM

At least two people were killed and 43 others wounded on Wednesday after a bus overturned in Egypt’s South Sinai Province, the Egyptian Health Ministry announced in a statement.

The wounded passengers were taken to the nearby Sharm El Sheikh international hospital, according to the statement.

A total of 25 ambulances were sent to the site of the accident, which was on a highway leading to the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh, according to Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar, a spokeswoman for the Health Ministry.


The bus was coming from Upper Egypt’s Minya Province and heading to Sharm El-Sheikh, local media reported.

The investigation is underway to find the cause of the accident, according to the Egyptian prosecutors.

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