Diocese Of Egypt

The Episcopal Church mourns the victims of the Sohag train accident, calling for an investigation


Dr. Mouneer Hanna, Archbishop of the Province of  Alexandria, mourned for the victims of the Sohag train accident, who died today after two trains collided on the railway strip.

In a statement today, Hanna said: We mourn these innocent people and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured, praising the speedy movement of state agencies immediately after the accident.

Hanna stressed that the train accidents constituted a major crisis during the past years, as they were repeated and the result was the same, while the causes varied, calling on the political leadership to develop a plan to reduce the bleeding of lives.

Hanna concluded: We pray to the families of the martyrs that God grant them patience and comfort.


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