A devastating crash involving multiple vehicles has tragically claimed the lives of at least 32 people in Egypt.
More than 60 people have also been injured after a passenger bus ploughed into a parked vehicle in foggy conditions on a motorway linking the capital city of Cairo and Alexandria.
The smash caused a pile-up involving almost 30 vehicles, some of which were engulfed in flames on Saturday morning.
Ambulances rushed to the scene of the horrific collision on the desert road to transport the injured to nearby hospitals, Egypt’s health ministry said.
In total, 63 people are said to have been hurt.
Local media reports say the bus was on its way to Cairo when it hit the stationary vehicle.
Other cars then slammed into the bus and caught alight.
Shocking footage circulating online showed many burned vehicles stacked up on the side of the road with firefighters tackling the flames.
Stunned onlookers watched on in disbelief in the aftermath.
The state-run daily al-Ahram reported that 29 vehicles were involved in the crash which happened in the town of Nubariya, around 100 miles north of Cairo.
The Egyptian Meteorological Authority had warned of heavy fog on roads a day earlier, according to local reports.
Debris could be seen scattered across the road as thick black smoke billowed into the sky.
The Al-Ahram newspaper also quoted police sources as saying an oil leak from one vehicle caused the collision and led to others catching fire.
Earlier this week, at least seven people were killed in a 150 car pile-up after a ‘superfog’ covered major roads in south Louisiana, USA.
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