Egypt: More than 40 Dead in Fire at Church

Published August 14th, 2022 - 09:58 GMT
Egypt: More than 40 Dead in Fire at Historic Church

More than 40 have been killed and a dozen others were injured in a fire that broke in a Church in Egypt, Health Ministry reported on Sunday.

The fire broke at Abu Sefein Monastery church in Imbabah northern Giza province. Medical teams and firefighters have rushed to the incident to combat the fire and move the injured people to hospitals.

According to the Egyptian Health Ministry, at least 55 people were taken to hospitals saying that the number of deaths might increase, due to the fire that broke in the Abu Sefein church.

The cause of the fire at Abu Sefein church is yet to be identified as an investigation was launched into the deadly blaze.

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