The death toll has continued to grow since the outbreak of the fire, the causes of which have not yet been determined.
24 people were killed in Obour city this afternoon, after a fire broke out in a furniture factory. Officials have not released a statement as to the reason of the fire as it hasn’t been investigated yet.
The fire has as well, injured 24 others who were transported to the hospitals, but some before they made it to the hospital died due to their severe injuries, Health Ministry official Mohamed Lashin, told Al-Ahram online.
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