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    CAIRO (Sputnik) – Five people were killed and 11 were injured as a result of a three car pileup in Egypt's southern province of Sohag, the local police department said on Tuesday.

    “The security services and emergency vehicles have dispatched to the scene [of the accident]. ... Five people were killed and 11 others were injured,” the police said, as quoted by Egypt’s Al-Watan news outlet.

    The accident took place on the eastern desert road in the center of Sohag’s Akhmim town.

    The police added that the crash was caused by reckless driving.

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