45 injured in Cairo’s market fire

Latest Update: May 9, 2016 | 195 Views

CAIRO: At least 45 people were wounded early Monday in a fire in downtown Cairo, state-run news agency reported.

The injured, who suffered suffocation in the blaze that swepted through the Attaba market and several buildings nearby, including a six-story hotel, were listed in stable condition, agency quoted Health Ministry sources as saying.

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire.