At least 58 people were injured on Friday when a passenger train derailed south of Egypt’s capital Cairo، the health ministry said in a statement، Reuters reported. “Most of the injuries are minor،” Ahmed Mohei، an assistant to the health minister، told state television. Three carriages on a train headed to the southern province of Qena went off-track، state news agency MENA said، citing a transport ministry statement.
Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadek ordered an investigation into the accident by a technical team from the Armed Forces Engineering Authority.
The prosecutor also summoned a number of railway officials for questioning.