Vehicle Collision In Southern Egypt

Seventeen people are killed and four others are injured after a microbus collides with a truck in Juhaynah, Sohag Governorate, Egypt.

Sohag Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is located in the southern part of the country (Upper Egypt), and covers a stretch of the Nile Valley. A vehicle collision in southern Egypt has killed at least 17 people, and left four others injured, authorities said on Wednesday. The crash took place late Tuesday when a passenger microbus collided with a truck on a highway in the district of Juhaynah in Sohag province, 390 kilometers (244 miles) south of the capital Cairo, provincial authorities said. Ambulances rushed to the scene to carry bodies and the injured to provincial hospitals, authorities added in a statement.