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President Karzai Expresses His Regret at the Death of 58 People in Egypt


Arg, Kabul – H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his deep regret at the unfortunate death of 58 people in Egypt.

According to reports, one commuter train slammed into another at about 7 a.m. at the edge of a cornfield outside this town 20 kilometers north of Cairo, killing at least 58 people and injuring more than 140.

The President, on behalf of the people of Afghanistan, expressed his heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of Egypt.

For further information, please contact:

Office of the Spokesman to the President
Tel.:  + 93 (0) 799 33 77 55
         + 93 (0) 799 90 94 29

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