YEMEN Press Agency

Huge fire in church in Egyptian capital Cairo

SANAA, July 10 (YPA) – A huge fire, on Wednesday morning, broke out at the Church in the Egyptian capital Cairo, According to the Egyptian media,

Chamber of Civil Protection Operations in Cairo, received a report of a fire in the church “Anba Paula” Al-Qubba Gardens and immediately moved fire engines to the place of fire.

According to the Egyptian daily Akhbar Al-Youm, a security source in Cairo reported that 10 cars were pushed to try to control the fire at the Anba Bola church in Al-Qubba Gardens in Cairo.

It added that “there are no deaths so far, pointing out that the fire destroyed most of the building and a number of citizens were suffocated by the smoke intensely escalating.”

The source said that the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.

While the newspaper “Al-Ahram” Egyptian said “The cause of the fire a short circuit in the air conditioning, which led to a fire.”