Five workers die in industrial explosion in Egypt's Qalyoubiya

Ahram Online , Saturday 8 Aug 2015

Industrial accident kills five, injures seven; firetrucks attend scene

(File Photo) Egyptian firemen try to put out a fire after it gutted a furniture factory in Obour City, east of Cairo in late July, 2015. (Photo: Al-Ahram Arabic website)

Five workers were killed Saturday and seven others injured in a boiler explosion inside a factory in Egypt's Qaliyoubiya governorate, Al-Ahram arabic news website reported. 

A police conscript was among the injured, according to initial investigations reported by Al-Ahram. 

15 firetrucks headed to the site of the incident.

Governor of  Qalyoubiya Mohamed Abdel-Zaher gave orders to compensate families of the dead victims LE 5,000.

In a similar accident last week, also in Qalyoubia, 25 Egyptian workers were killed and 22 others injured in a furniture factory fire in the city of Obour.



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