Plumes of smoke coming from the Gezira Sporting Club, seen from Mohandiseen, April 4, 2017 - Youm7
CAIRO – 4 April 2017: A fire broke out at the gymnastics hall at the Gezira Sporting Club in Zamalek, causing a massive cloud of black smoke,
The fire was sparked by a short circuit and no causalities were reported, Youm7 added.
Fire fighters managed to contain the flames after seveb fire engines were dispatched to the scene,
, quoting Assem Abbas, head of the sporting club.
The Gezira Sporting Club, which contains everything from swimming pools and an equestrian center to the gymnastics hall and football pitches, is a members-only club frequented by the Egyptian elite.
Video of the fire at the Gezira Sporting Club