Nineteen die in Egypt after bus falls into canal, says health ministry

CAIRO, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Nineteen people were killed and six others injured when a bus fell into a canal in northern Egypt on Saturday, the health ministry said.

The bus was carrying about 35 people when it derailed on a highway and fell into the Mansuriya Canal in Aga town, in the northern governorate of Daqahlia, according to security sources.

Reporting by Ahmed Mohamed Hassan, Farah Saafan, Yasmin Hussein and Moaz Abd-Alaziz;

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