Egypt: 8 people killed and 7 injured after bus sinks in Giza canal

Abu Dhabi: Eight people were killed and seven others were injured after a minibus sank in a canal in Monsha’at Al Qanater City, Giza Governorate.

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Police received a report of an overturned minibus in the Mariouteya Canal, and a river rescue unit was immediately dispatched to the accident site.

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The rescue teams succeeded in recovering seven injured passengers – one of which who was in a serious condition who died at the hospital, according to German news agency DPA. The eight dead bodies were transferred to the morgue.

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Initial investigations revealed that the driver of the bus lost control while on the Mariouteya Canal road and it ended up on its roof in the canal.

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