Two train collided in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, Friday August 11, 2017, leaving more than 20 dead and dozens injured - Photo by Asmaa Badr
CAIRO – 11 August 2017: The embassies of the United Kingdom and United States in Cairo extended their condolences over Friday’s trains collision, which took place in the Khorshid district of Alexandria, leaving more than 30 killed and many more injured.
“Our deepest condolences to the friends & families of those who lost their lives in the fateful train accident in Alexandria,” said the U.K. embassy in Cairo on its official Twitter account on Friday.
A total of 36 people were killed and more than 100 were injured when the two passenger trains, one coming from Cairo and another coming from Port Said, crashed.
“Our thoughts & prayers w/ families of those killed & injured in today's train crash. We stand with the Egyptian people in this hard time,” the U.S. embassy tweeted on Friday.