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  • Trains collided in the city of Alexandria on Egypts northern coast this afternoon
  • Medics say up to 28 were killed and 109 are wounded in the devastating crash
  • Images show the train wreckage and the dead and injured lying on the ground

The head-on collision happened in the Khorshid suburb of the northern coastal city of Alexandria and there are fears the death toll could yet rise further.

Shocking pictures have emerged showing the mangled wreckage of the trains and the dead and injured lying on the ground nearby. 

At least 28 people have been killed and  more than 100 are injured after two trains crashed into each other in Alexandria, Egypt today

At least 28 people have been killed and more than 100 are injured after two trains crashed into each other in Alexandria, Egypt today

Shocking pictures have emerged showing the mangled wreckage of the trains and bodies covered in sheets on the ground nearby

Shocking pictures have emerged showing the mangled wreckage of the trains and bodies covered in sheets on the ground nearby

Medics and officials from the Mediterranean coastal city say as many as 25 have been killed in the crash.

Egypts railway system has a poor safety record, mostly blamed on decades of badly maintained equipment and poor management.