Egypt Independent

12 workers burnt to death in bus crash in Alexandria

12 workers died and others were injured on Saturday in a bus crash at the coastal road west of Alexandria. The bus caught fire and the workers were burnt to death.

Firefighters and ambulances belonging to Alexandria and al-Behaira governorates rushed to scene.

Security source said that the bus was transporting about 20 workers for the night shift at a factory in al-Ameraya, west of Alexandria.

The source said that one of the bus tires exploded leading the bus to overturn. Then the fire started while the workers were inside.

The source said that all the workers are from Kafr el-Dawar of Behaira governorate.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm