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RT published this video item, entitled “11 people dead and dozens injured after train derails north of Cairo, Egypt” – below is their description.
11 people are dead and 98 injured in the Egyptian province of Qalyubia, north of Cairo, following a train derailment that marks the third railway crash this year in the country.
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In This Story: Cairo
Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. At its heart is Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts.
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In This Story: Egypt
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.
The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.