8 small children die in Egypt vehicle crash

At minimum eight youngsters have died when a passenger tricycle overturned and sank in an irrigation channel in Egypt’s Nile Delta, authorities claimed.

The accident took place on Saturday in the town of Itay el-Baroud in the Mediterranean province of Beheira.

The youngsters were being personnel at a manufacturing facility in the metropolis, all around 140 kilometres north of Cairo, a police statement claimed.

The three-wheeled auto was carrying at least 13 people today when it overturned and sank in the channel.

Rescuers retrieved the bodies of eight youngsters involving 12 and 15, health authorities reported. At the very least four other individuals survived and rescue employees ended up seeking for at the very least 1 other.

Prosecutors opened an investigation into the bring about of the incident.

Targeted traffic incidents are prevalent in Egypt wherever roadways are typically poorly preserved and polices are lacking.

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