Massive fire in downtown Cairo hurts more than 74 persons

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At least 74 people were injured after a massive fire engulfed a hotel and several nearby buildings in a busy low-price commercial area in downtown Cairo early Monday, according to Egypt’s ambulance services.

No deaths were reported and most of the injured had breathing difficulties, the Ambulance Authority said. Half of the people were treated at the site and the rest were taken to nearby hospitals.

13139349_1070203226387039The cause of the blaze, which took six hours to put out, was not immediately known and an investigation was underway.

At least 74 people were injured after a massive fire engulfed a hotel and several nearby buildings in a busy low-price commercial area in downtown Cairo early Monday, according to Egypt’s ambulance services. No deaths were reported and most of the injured had breathing difficulties, the Ambulance Authority said. Half of the people were treated at the site and the rest were taken to nearby hospitals. The cause of the blaze, which took six hours to put out, was not immediately known and an investigation was underway.

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