Sunday, May 26, 2013

Five people killed in Upper Egypt's Assiut after falling in sewer

Five people died Thursday after falling into an open sewer in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut.

The incident took place as a new drain was under construction near a residential building in the village of Bouk in Assiut.

The civil defence forces and ambulances arrived at the scene to remove the bodies from the sewer, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.