Egypt Independent

Huge blaze in New Valley leaves ten asphyxiated



A large fire caught on Friday at a main marketplace in the city of Kharja in the New Valley province, southwest of Egypt.
 
The blaze extended to 20 stores and left 20 people asphyxiated, but no human losses have been reported.
 
Initial losses were estimated in millions, while the reason behind the blaze is yet to be determined.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm