Egypt bus accident kills 16
A total of 16 people were killed and 18 others injured on Wednesday in a bus accident in Egypt's Beheira province, the state-run media MENA reported.
The accident took place when a bus collided with a truck and a private vehicle while running on Cairo-Alexandria agriculture road, causing a big fire. The ambulences rushed to the scene and firefighters put out the fire, Xinhua reported.
On Sunday, a total of 10 university students were killed and four others injured in a car accident in Upper Egypt's Sohag governorate.
Since mid-August, over 110 Egyptians were killed and more than 120 others injured in road accidents across the country.
Lack of highway monitoring systems, poor road maintenance and negligence of traffic rules are behind the high rate of traffic accidents in the most populous Arab country.