At least 32 people were killed and 63 injured in a multi-vehicle car accident that occurred on Saturday in Al Buhayra province in northern Egypt, Reuters and local media reported.
There was an accident involving multiple vehicles on the road connecting Alexandria and the Egyptian capital Cairo on Saturday. According to sources in the local police, at least 32 people were killed and 63 were injured, according to Reuters and the Egyptian government daily Al-Ahram.
The probable cause of the accident was an oil leak from one of the vehicles. Some cars burst into flames, Reuters reported.
Footage of burning vehicles and clouds of smoke rising above the scene appeared on social media.
The tragic accident occurred approximately 132 km north-west of the Egyptian capital Cairo, in Al-Buhayra province.
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