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50 kids die in bus crash.

A T at ye ab A TRAIN hit a school bus at a level crossing in Egypt yesterday, killing 50 of about 60 children on board.

Parents searched for the pupils' remains along the tracks after the vehicle was split in two and shunted for half a mile.

The bus driver and two women died and more than a dozen others were hurt.

Hospital doctor Mohamed Samir said witnesses "told us the barriers were open when the bus crossed".

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Rail boss Mustafa Qenawi and transport minister Mohammed el-Meteeni quit. The provincial governor said the man in charge of the
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Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 18, 2012
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