Six children killed, twenty five others injured in a fire in a Cairo punitive institution

Ahram Online , Thursday 3 Jun 2021

Six children were killed and twenty-five others were injured in a fire that erupted inside a punitive institution in El-Marg in Cairo.

The injured have been transferred to a nearby public hospital to receive treatment.

The fire erupted because of a fight between two children inside the facility, a source inside the institution told Ahram Online.

The fire caused chaos inside the punitive institution till it was put out using 4 fire trucks.

The source added that a supervisor has been arrested and is currently questioned.

The Prosecution is currently investigating the incident.

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