9 Egyptian Military Personnel Killed, Injured in Truck Accident

9 Egyptian Military Personnel Killed, Injured in Truck Accident

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Nine military personnel from the Egyptian Armed Forces were either killed or injured after a truck carrying ammunition overturned in Sharqia Governorate, the Egyptian Military Spokesman said on Monday, 18 September.

The statement did not specify the exact number of deaths or injuries.

According to the military’s statement, the accident took place after a truck loaded with ammunition suddenly overturned during military drills in the Roubiki area, located south of Tenth of Ramadan City in the Sharqia Governorate.

In the same statement released following the accident, the Egyptian Armed Forces extended its condolences to the families of the deceased and wished a speedy recovery to those who were injured.

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