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Egypt’s Coptic Church, citing well being officers, says fireplace at Cairo church kills at the very least 41 individuals

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Ambulances ferried the casualties to close by hospitals.

Ambulances ferried the casualties to close by hospitals.

Egypt’s Coptic Church, citing well being officers, says fireplace at Cairo church kills at the very least 41 individuals.

The blaze ripped via the church in Cairo’s densely populated neighborhood of Imbaba. It was not instantly clear what brought on the blaze. An preliminary investigation blamed an electrical short-circuit, police stated.

Fifteen firefighting autos have been dispatched to the scene to place out the flames whereas ambulances ferried the casualties to close by hospitals.

The Well being Ministry stated ambulances have transferred at the very least 55 injured to hospitals and ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghafar stated at the very least one particular person was killed.

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi spoke by telephone with the Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II to supply his condolences, the president’s workplace stated.

Copts comprise about 10% of Egypt’s primarily Muslim inhabitants.

By- The Hindu

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