“Profoundly saddened by the tragic news of the bus accident in Egypt,” the Greek foreign ministry posted on Sunday on Twitter.
“Heartfelt condolences to the victims’ families and wishes for speedy recovery to the injured.
“We express our full solidarity to the people and to the government of our friend Egypt.”
Twelve people were killed and 34 others injured in a bus crash last night at on the Suez – Cairo Road when a tourist bus overturned and collided against a concrete barrier.
A security source said that the bus was carrying about 60 people, all of them families and relatives, who were returning from Sharm el-Sheikh from Cairo.
The bus was coming from Sharm el-Sheikh and heading to Cairo when the accident occurred at the Suez-Cairo road.
The dead and wounded include children, and the injuries included concussions, bleeding, fractures, bruises and abrasions.