Egypt's prosecution probes death of 4 in massive fire in Cairo nursing home

El-Sayed Gamal El-Din , Thursday 9 Mar 2023

East Cairo prosecution opened a probe on Thursday into the death of four people as a massive fire broke out in a nursing home in Cairo's Heliopolis district.



Four people were injured in the fire, according to media reports.

Three women and a man died before the fire was brought under control, according to an official statement by the prosecution.

The prosecution said that investigations were underway to disclose the cause of the fire and that orders have been issued to hand over the bodies of the victims to their relatives for burial.

The necessary legal measures have been taken, the prosecution added.

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