At least 34 injured as train is derailed in Egypt

CAIRO – At least 34 people were injured on Friday when a passenger train derailed south of Egypt‘s capital Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.

Three carriages on a train headed to the southern province of Qena went off-track, Egypt‘s state television reported. The health ministry said it has sent 25 ambulances to the scene.

Egyptians say successive governments have failed to enforce safety on the antiquated rail network.