The Egyptian Ministry of Transport announced on Tuesday that a young man has died from wounds he sustained after jumping from a moving train to avoid paying a fine for smoking in the train.
The ministry said in a statement that the train conductor asked the young man, identified as 24-year-old Ahmed Mabrouk, to pay 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.33) for smoking inside the train, but the young man jumped from the locomotive while it in motion instead.
The forensic report said the victim had “died as a result of fractures to the skull and internal bleeding in the brain as well as fractures to the ribs.”
Thousands of people from Kafr al-Sheikh Ali village attended Mabrouk’s funeral.
Last month, Mohamed Eid died after a train conductor forced them to jump from the moving vehicle because he was not able to pay a fine of 70 Egyptian pounds ($4.33) for travelling without a ticket.