FILE - Fire rages at a multi-storey building in Mumbai, India, in this still image taken from a social media video, on December 29, 2017. Poonam Burde/via REUTERS FILE - Fire rages at a multi-storey building in Mumbai, India, in this still image taken from a social media video, on December 29, 2017. Poonam Burde/via REUTERS

Civil defense controls fire at a garage in Shubra, no casualties

Thu, Feb. 28, 2019
CAIRO - 28 February 2019: Civil defense forces managed to control a fire that broke out in a garage housing vehicles, motorbikes and toktoks (rickshaws) near a police station in Shubra al-Kheima, with no casualties reported.

Six fire engines and an ambulance car headed to the scene to prevent the fire from spreading, according to security reports. A number of toktoks and motor bikes caught fire, but there were no casualties.

On Wednesday, a train, with no driver on board, was seen moving at an extremely high speed and crashing into the platform's buffer stop at Cairo's busiest and main railway station, located in Ramses district.

The collision caused an explosion of the fuel tank and triggered a huge blaze, leaving 20 people dead, and 43 injured, according to the health minister's latest remarks. Police ordered taking DNA samples from the dead to know their relatives.
 
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