Egypt explosion: Twelve hurt in blast near Cairo airport

13 July, 2018, 03:46 | Author: Wade Massey
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The incident occurred late on July 12, 2018, local time. Eyewitnesses report that the explosion was not inside the airport.

Egyptian state television is reporting that a fire raging as a result of the explosion had been brought under control.

The cause of the detonation and fire at the fuel depot is unknown as of yet.

Other stories include theories that a chemical factory close to the airport exploded due to high temperatures.

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The incident happened at about 10:30 p.m. local time on Thursday when an explosion was heard across the eastern part of the capital.

Al Arabiya reported that the explosion took place near the airport's main fuel storage facility. In February 2015 authorities discovered bombs planted at the Cairo International Airport on the same day that a blast killed a man in Egypt's second city of Alexandria.

Flights were briefly suspended while officials investigated the nature of the explosion, according to the Reuters news agency. IT is believed to have been caused by fuel tanks.

Security measures will surely be increased at the airport.

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