CAIRO, At least eight children were killed yesterday, as a passenger tricycle overturned and sank in an irrigation canal, in Egypt’s Nile Delta province of Beheira, said the country’s public prosecution in a statement.
The eight were among 12 passengers riding the tricycle, on their way home from work at a factory, in a town in Beheira, north of the capital Cairo, according to the statement.
The other four survived the accident.
The prosecution detained and interrogated the 19-year-old tricycle driver, on charges of involuntary manslaughter, and driving an unqualified and unlicensed vehicle in a poor condition. He was also suspected of involvement in human trafficking and using child labour
Source: Nam News Network