Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Friday evening, that it was agreed to double compensation for the families of the victims of the Sohag train accident, to reach 100,000 pounds for each dead.
Mustafa Madbouly extended his sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the accident, explaining that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi directed all state agencies to mobilize their capabilities to find out the causes of the accident and deal with it.
Madbouly confirmed that coordination was made with the relevant state authorities, and ambulances moved to the site of the accident, the bodies of the victims were transferred, and hospitals affiliated to the Ministry of Health and Higher Education were directed to deal with the accident.
He explained that there are instructions from Sisi to provide all aspects of health care, and to provide the necessary care for the injured, stressing that negligence or wrongdoing will be held accountable.
And the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced that 32 people were killed and 91 others were injured in the collision of two trains at the Tahta center in Sohag governorate.
Source: The Egyptian “Youm Al Sabea” website