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Egypt 19 dead as buses collide; 12 injured

Aug 26, 2014    

Cairo At least 19 people were killed and 12 injured Tuesday when two minibuses collided and fell into an irrigation canal in Egypt.The accident occurred when the driver of one bus carrying people from a wedding lost control and collided with the other speeding bus coming from the opposite direction near Dhabiya village in Luxor's West Bank, Xinhua reported.According to rescue officials, most of the victims were women and children.Ten ambulances rushed to the scene, the officials said.Traffic accidents are common in Egypt due to poorly maintained roads and a common disregard for traffic laws.A ...

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