11 burnt to death in Egypt car crash

Last Updated: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 16:13

11 burnt to death in Egypt car crash
Cairo: Eleven people were burnt to death and one person was injured in a car crash in Egypt on Friday.

The accident took place on the road between Assiut and Kharga in Egypt in the early hours of Friday, Xinhua reported citing state-run MENA news agency.

A private car and a taxi collided on the road leading to a fire which caused the fatalities.

Road accidents in recent years in Egypt have sparked outcry over the government`s record on transportation safety as most road crashes are results of reckless driving, traffic rules violation and poor road conditions.

IANS



First Published: Friday, September 6, 2013 - 16:13

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