March 2, 2024



At least 41 killed as huge blaze rips through church in Egypt

Daily Mail News

At least 41 worshippers, feared to be mostly children, have been killed after a fire in a church in Egypt where 5,000 people were praying.

Another 45 people are thought to be injured and have been hospitalised in Giza. 

The electrical fire broke out as 5,000 worshippers gathered for mass at the Abu Sifin church in the Imbaba neighborhood, causing a stampede, security sources said.

The presence of a nursery inside the church prompted fears most of the dead are children, Reuters reported.

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