A fire broke out at a police facility in Ismailia, Egypt on October 2, 2023. The fire was eventually contained after several hours, but not before injuring at least 25 people. Videos on social media showed the security directorate of the city engulfed in flames, though the cause of the fire remains unknown. Initially, firefighters seemed to struggle to control the blaze, but it was later reported that the fire had been contained. The Egyptian Ambulance Authority confirmed the injuries, and civil defense sources noted that parts of the building had collapsed. The incident was reported by Hatem Maher and Yusri Mohamed, with editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman and Christian Schmollinger. The article concludes with a mention of Thomson RushHourDaily’ Trust Principles.
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