A train derailment accident occurred on the 18th (local time) near Cairo, the capital of Egypt, killing at least 11 people.

According to AFP and the Associated Press, the Egyptian government announced that a train carrying passengers from Tuk, about 40 km north of Cairo, derailed, killing at least 11 people and injuring 98 people.

The train departed from Cairo and headed for Mansura in the Nile Delta, and four cars derailed.

Authorities are evacuating the injured on-site to nearby hospitals, recovering their bodies, and investigating the exact cause of the accident. 

(Photo = AP, Yonhap News)