Separate crashes kill at least 28, hurt 32 in Egypt, authorities say
CAIRO — Health authorities say nearly two dozen people were killed and eight others injured Saturday when a minibus collided with a truck on a highway in Port Said in northern Egypt.
Officials said the minibus was bringing the laborers from a garment factory in Port Said. The city is about 125 miles north of the capital, Cairo.
At least 22 people were killed in the crash, which took place on a highway linking the cities of Port Said and Damietta, the statement said.
The workers were from Damietta.
In a separate crash, at least six people were killed and 24 others injured when a bus collided Saturday with another bus on a highway close to the Red Sea resort of Ain Sokhna, 75 miles east of Cairo, according to health authorities.