Sixteen people were killed in a collision that resulted in an explosion in Cairo
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The Ministry of Health said in a brief statement on its Facebook page that the toll of the incident is "the death of 16 citizens and wounding 21 others so far."
The Ministry of the Interior said in a statement that " motor vehicle speeding reversed the direction accidentally on Corniche Nile Street in front of the Oncology Department of the Department of Sayeda Zeinab police, collided with the number of 3 cars, which led to an explosion as a result of the collision."
Videos circulating on social networks showed fire engines trying to control a huge fire and a number of private cars damaged by the explosion.
The Egyptian Attorney General ordered a team of prosecutors to go to the scene to clarify the reasons.