World Bulletin/News Desk
Twenty-one Egyptian riot policemen were injured Sunday when their bus overturned on a southern highway, a security official said.
A tire explosion caused the bus accident on Assiut-Khargah highway, the official, who asked to remain anonymous, told Anadolu Agency.
He went on to add the troops suffer from various injuries, without elaborating whether any of the soldiers are in a critical condition.
Egypt has the Middle East's highest road accident fatalities, according to figures by the state-run Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.
Around 7,115 people (19.5 people every day) were killed in road accidents in 2011, according to the agency.Last Mod: 06 Nisan 2014, 14:30