Saturday, June 29, 2013 9:49 am
Prison for 2 Egyptians over train crash killing 52
By MAMDOUH THABETAssociated Press
The court, in the southern city of Assiut, found Sayed Radwan and Hussein Abdel Rahman guilty of manslaughter and endangerment of public transport on Saturday. It sentenced each to 10 years prison and a fine of about $14,000.
Last November, the speeding train crashed into a bus carrying Egyptian children to their kindergarten. The crash led to local protests and accusations from outraged Egyptians that President Mohammed Morsi was failing to respond to demands for basic rights made in the 2011 uprising.