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Prosecution refers drivers responsible for Beheira bus crash to court

The crash left 18 school students dead


A crash involving a school bus, a lorry and a car on the 169 km of the Egypt–Alexandria road in Beheira governorate has left up to 18 dead and 18 injured. (Photo by Mohamed Omar\DNE)
A crash involving a school bus, a lorry and a car on the 169 km of the Egypt–Alexandria road in Beheira governorate has left up to 18 dead and 18 injured
(Photo by Mohamed Omar\DNE)

Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat announced on Monday the referral of two drivers allegedly responsible for the fatal Beheira bus crash to the Emergency Criminal Court, reported state television.

The crash took place last Wednesday and involved a school bus, a lorry and a car at kilometre 169 of the Egypt–Alexandria road in Beheira governorate, leaving 18 dead and 18 injured.

On the same day President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ordered the government to develop an urgent national plan to prevent road accidents, calling for tougher sanctions on violators of traffic law and their strict application, especially on highways.

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