Four people die in hospital fire in Nile Delta

Ahram Online , Thursday 2 Jul 2015

Four people were killed on Thursday when a huge fire broke out at a hospital in Sharqiya, north of Cairo, medics told the Ahram Arabic news website.

The fire broke out at the financial department of the Sidnawy Teaching Hospital in the Delta town of Zagazig, leaving a staff member, two nurses and a patient killed.

Several other patients suffered from asphyxiation.

The reason for the fire was not immediately clear.

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