At least eight people killed, 26 injured as train derails in Egypt

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Cario [Egypt], April 18 (ANI): At least eight people have been killed and 26 injured after a train derailed in Egypt's Qalyubia Governorate on Sunday.

Citing an eyewitness, Al Arabiya reported that several victims are trapped underneath overturned carriages.

It is the second derailment in Egypt in one week, after an incident that happened at Minya al-Qamh in which around 15 people were injured.

The incident comes weeks after at least 18 people were killed and many more injured when two trains collided in Egypt's Sohag province on March 26, Al Arabiya reported.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)