Police officers erect a white sheet on the site where a car crashed into a crowd. AFP
A car crashed into a crowd of early morning carnival-goers in Belgium on Sunday, killing Six people and injuring 20 people seriously, authorities said.
"A car driving at high speed ran into the crowd that had gathered to attend (the carnival)," mayor Jacques Gobert told Belga news agency.
The incident took place at about 5:00 am (0400 GMT) at the carnival of Strepy-Bracquegnies, a district of the former industrial town of La Louvriere, authorities said, according to AFP.
"This Sunday morning, a vehicle collided with... a group of around 100 people which had just left the sports hall to go back up to the centre of the village," the mayor's office said in a statement.
The public prosecutor's office did not wish to communicate on the case for the time being, but will speak later in the day, it said.
Authorities are to hold a press conference at 11:00 am in La Louvriere.
The crash took place early in the morning when a passenger bus hit a truck that had stopped on the highway linking the capital Cairo to the country’s south, local authorities in Minya said in a statement.
A car plowed into the main hall of a Trump Plaza in suburban New York on Tuesday night, causing minor injuries to two bystanders and the driver, news media reported.
Parts from the stricken plane, which was not carrying weapons and was flying from Belgium to a French base on a training mission, crashed into houses in the Morbihan region around the town of Pluvigner. No one on the ground was hurt.
"The pilot and the co-pilot were able to eject before the crash. They were both located and are alive," the office of the state representative for the region said in a statement.
The Coromandel Express, which runs from Kolkata to Chennai, derailed and fell on the opposite track, with many people still trapped, the reports said.
Sheikh Mohammed added in a tweet on Twitter: "We found its executive director at the service counters, receiving customers, speeding up procedures, and contributing to clearing transactions. The secret shopper assured us that providing the service did not exceed five minutes."
The first lady arrived in Cairo from Amman, where she attended the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein. She is travelling to Morocco on Saturday before heading to Portugal, the final stop of her tour, on Monday.