38 injured as Cairo-bound bus overturns
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38 injured as Cairo-bound bus overturns

At least 38 passengers, including two Egyptians and 36 Sudanese, sustained injuries, on Saturday, as a bus overturned on a desert road in Egypt’s Beni Suef governorate, south of the capital Cairo.

The bus, carrying Sudanese citizens fleeing the war-torn country, overturned on its way to Cairo, according to a statement by Beni Suef governorate.

Beni Suef Governor, Mohamad Hany Ghoneim, visited the hospital and called for all necessary healthcare to treat the wounded, said the statement.

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Thousands of Sudanese citizens have crossed into neighbouring Egypt to flee the ongoing deadly military clashes between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces that erupted in mid-April.

According to the Egyptian office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, as of May 3, Egypt had received about 50,500 evacuees from Sudan.

Among them are 47,000 Sudanese.

The office said it is cooperating with the Egyptian Red Crescent to provide assistance to the evacuees. (Xinhua)


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