Egypt says 14 killed in road accident

Road accidents are common in Egypt, often the result of badly maintained roads and the poor enforcement of traffic laws. (File/AFP)
Updated 12 June 2019

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident

CAIRO: Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo.
The county’s ambulance authority said in a statement the accident took place Wednesday when two microbuses crashed on a highway in the southern suburb of Helwan.
The statement says the injured were taken to nearby hospitals for emergency treatment.
Road accidents are common in Egypt, often the result of badly maintained roads and the poor enforcement of traffic laws.
The country’s official statistics agency says more than 8,000 road accidents took place in 2018, that left over 3,000 dead, and around 12,000 wounded.


UAE to resume transit flights at its airports

Updated 04 June 2020

UAE to resume transit flights at its airports

DUBAI: The government of the United Arab Emirates said on Thursday the Gulf state would resume transit flights after suspending them in March.
The government did not say exactly when transit flights would resume in its announcement on Twitter.