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Nineteen dead in Egypt after bus falls into canal, health ministry says

People walk past a damaged minibus that was pulled out of a water canal following a crash in al-Dayris village near the Nile Delta city of Mansoura in the Dakahlia governorate, some 120Km north of the capital, on Nov 12, 2022. (KHALED DESOUKI / AFP)

CAIRO – Nineteen people were killed and six others were injured when a bus fell into a canal in northern Egypt on Saturday, the Health Ministry said.

The bus was carrying some 35 people when it derailed on a highway and fell into Mansuriya canal in Aga town, in the northern governorate of Daqahlia, according to security sources.

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