Egypt Independent

In pictures: Armed forces distribute Ramadan bags in Daqahlia



The armed forces on Saturday started distributing bags of food for the needy at Belqas Sporting Club in Daqahlia Governorate, just ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

القوات المسلحة توزع «كرتونة رمضان» بالدقهلية

Thousands flocked to the club, waiting for military vehicles loaded with the bags. The military distributes the food with coupons annually for the poor.

القوات المسلحة توزع «كرتونة رمضان» بالدقهلية

The bags contain margarine, lentils, sugar, rice and fuul. Ramadan will start on 20 July this year.

القوات المسلحة توزع «كرتونة رمضان» بالدقهلية

Some people fainted because of the crowds and high temperatures.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm