2008 Egyptian bus accident

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14 December 2008 Egyptian bus accident
Details
Date December 14, 2008
Location Dahrut, Egypt
Statistics
Passengers 70
Deaths 55
Injuries 10

The 14 December 2008 Egyptian bus accident happened when a bus plunged into an irrigation ditch while traveling from Cairo to Minya killing at least fifty-five and injuring ten. From multiple sources, the accident happened when the bus driver swerved to avoid an oncoming truck, but others said that he lost control while trying to overtake another vehicle.

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