Eight children killed in vehicle accident near Egypt

Eight kids have been killed Saturday when an overloaded passenger tricycle sank in an irrigation canal of the Nile River.

The accident happened because the a three-wheeled automobile, known as a tuktuk, was carrying a minimum of 13 individuals within the metropolis of Itay el-Baroud, 87 miles north of Cairo.

The kids, who have been between the ages of 12 and 15, labored in factories within the metropolis, in line with the information company,

Rescuers, who had retrieved the our bodies of the youngsters, have been nonetheless on the lookout for one other casualty of the accident, authorities stated. At the least 4 passengers survived, they stated.

Prosecutors stated they’ve opened an investigation into the reason for the lethal crash.

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