At least 14 people were killed and 17 injured on Saturday when a high-speed coach and minibus collided in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, security officials said.
The minibus and coach, which had arrived from the capital Cairo and headed for the Red Sea tourist resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, collided around dawn in poor visibility due to fog, officials added.
The crash took place near El-Tor in southern Sinai, about 300 kilometers southeast of Cairo.
The victims were taken to a hospital in El-Tor.
Travel accidents are common in Egypt, where many roads are poorly maintained and traffic rules are often neglected.
About 7,000 people died on the country’s roads in 2020, according to official figures.
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