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Three killed in train-vehicle collision in Daqahliya

On Thursday evening, a train heading from Cairo to Mansoura in Daqahliya hit a car, killing three people, Egypt’s Railway Authority announced in a statement.

The accident occurred between Burqin and Sinbillawain on the Cairo/Mansoura line, as a car suddenly crossed the tracks and was hit by the train. 

The car was removed from the scene, and then the trains resumed operation half an hour later at 6:45 pm.

In its statement, the authority appealed to all to be careful and abide by traffic rules and not to cross the tracks unless they are clearly marked.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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