Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi
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Egypt train crash: President Mursi vows compensation

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi has offered his support and sympathy to the families of those killed when a train hit a school bus near Manfalut, 350km (230 miles) south of Cairo.

The bus driver and 50 young children were killed in the collision, according to local officials.

President Mursi also vowed that he would "take all necessary steps" to compensate the injured and the families of the dead.