Huge blaze engulfs fishing boats in Oort of Attaqa in Suez

MENA , Ahram Online , Tuesday 28 Feb 2023

A huge fire broke out on Tuesday in a ship-building area in the Port of Attaqa on the Red Sea in the Suez governorate.

Ateka in Suez
Fire-fighting truck trying to extinguish a fire that broke out in a ship-building area in Ateka port in Egypt's Suez governorate on Tuesday. (photo: Ahram)


A number of fishing boats and speedboats were burned, but no human injuries or casualties reported.

Fire trucks managed to bring the blaze under control before it could spread to the remaining vessels.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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