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Fire at medical storage unit in Moqattam kills one

The cause of the blaze is not yet known, but prosecutors have said there were no fire extinguishers at the site

Ahram Online , Friday 25 Apr 2014
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A fire at a medical storage unit in Moqattam has left one person dead.

A 50-year-old worker died of suffocation in the blaze on Friday.

The fire has been brought under control.

Prosecutors said there were no fire extinguishers at the site, according to Al-Ahram Arabic news website.

The whole site and all of the drugs inside were destroyed.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Meanwhile, a fire broke out on Thursday in an agricultural area in the Siwa Oasis, near the Libyan border.

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