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Egypt's Coptic Church spox reveals cause of smoke at Shubra church

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 12:35 GMT

Spokesman of the Coptic Church Qoms Moussa Ibrahim revealed the reason behind the smoke that rose from Martyr Mar Gerges Church in Cairo's Shubra neighborhood in the evening of Saturday.

Photos: 2 injured as fire breaks out at Carrefour in northern Egypt’s Alexandria

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 05:09 GMT

Civil protection units managed to bring the fire, which broke out in the play area of the mall beside the food court, the governor noted.

In 48 hours, fire breaks out in another church in Egypt but without injuries

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 02:55 GMT

Firefighting forces extinguished Tuesday a fire that broke out in the ground floor of Bishop Beshoy Church in Menya governorate situated in Upper Egypt.

Egypt’s First Lady offers condolences for victims of Imbaba Church fire

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:46 GMT

“I offer my deep and sincere condolences for the victims of the Imbaba church fire. I ask God almighty to engulf them with His vast mercy and grant patience and solace to their families and wish the injured a very speedy recovery,” the First Lady said.

Egypt gives compensations to relatives of Imbaba Church fire victims

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:36 GMT

A total of 41 people and 12 others were injured in the fire at the Abo Sefein Church in Imbaba district in Giza Governorate on Sunday, mostly due to suffocation and stampede.

Arab countries offer condolences to Egypt over church fire victims

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 01:06 GMT

Abu Seifein Church in Imbaba district located in the Greater Cairo district of Imbaba witnessed a fire this morning, during the Divine Liturgy due to “an electrical malfunction.”

Sisi pays condolences to families of church fire victims, instructs provision of all kinds of care

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 10:20 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi paid his condolences to the families of the victims of a fire accident at a church in Cairo on Sunday.

12 injured in huge fire broke out in 3 buildings in Cairo

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 10:01 GMT

A total of 11 people were injured in a fire that broke out Sunday in a three-storey building in Hussein district in Cairo.

Egypt expresses sincere condolences to Bangladesh for victims of ferry fire

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 08:39 GMT

At least 38 people were killed and dozens of others were injured on Friday after a fire swept through a three-decked ferry that was carrying more than 500 people on board near the town of Jhalakathi, BBC reported on Saturday.

Criminal lab assigned to investigate cause of Gouna Film Festival’s Hall fire in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 09:05 GMT

A security source confirmed that the criminal lab was assigned to determine the causes of a fire that broke out in the main hall that will host El Gouna Film Festival.

In Pics: Fire in Alex waterfront restaurant controlled

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:25 GMT

Traffic was partially diverted from the Kornish in Gleem to San Stefano so as not to disrupt morning rush hour.

President Sisi Sends Condolences to Iraqi PM for Victims of Al-Hussein Teaching Hospital Fire

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 08:20 GMT

A huge fire broke out in 20 caravans allocated for the Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in the Imam Hussein Teaching Hospital on Monday, claiming the lives of 92 people and injured dozens.

6 children killed as fire breaks out in penal institution in Cairo

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 09:14 GMT

A fire broke out in a penal institution in Cairo’s Al-Marg district on Friday, causing six children to die and injuring around 15 others.

In pics: Huge fire at church in Giza under control, no casualties reported

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 09:48 GMT

A huge fire that broke out late on Friday at a church in Giza, known as the church of angel Suriel and Mar Mina, was brought under control without any casualties, the Giza Diocese said.

Fire in Egyptian gas pipeline put out

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 07:12 GMT

There are no injuries or deaths.

Prosecution receives order to demolish Giza building over license violations

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 03:54 GMT

The Giza building that caught a massive fire for more than 72 hours, will be demolished after authorities revealed that building is unlicensed.

Urgent investigation to kick off into massive Giza fire to reveal building violations

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 02:09 GMT

An urgent investigation will kick off into the massive fire incident that broke out in an unlicensed storehouse in a residential building in Haram district in Giza, causing evacuation of at least 15 families from the building.

Non-sustained massive fire forces residents out of Haram building

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 12:47 GMT

Apartments of a 13-storey building in Haram district were evacuated with residents have no idea whether they will be able to get in back again. The reason is a huge fire that has been on for 72 hours, and has not put off yet.

Prosecution detains man accused of burning shops in downtown Cairo pending investigation

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 10:18 GMT

A huge fire broke out through shops and buildings, causing losses reportedly estimated at millions of Egyptian pounds but leaving no casualties.

Huge fire destroys 15 shops in Tawfiqia market for car accessories downtown

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 12:13 GMT

The perpetrator disguised as a tuk-tuk driver and got a quantity of gasoline from another tuk-tuk driver to set fire to his cousin’s shop but the fire swept through 13 other shops and kiosks

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