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Egypt: One person killed in explosion near Cairo October 4

Explosion at a fuel depot in Shubra El Kheima (Cairo region) kills one and wounds three others on October 4; investigation underway

04 Oct 06:09 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 10/4/2018, 12:00 AM until 10/5/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Cairo). COUNTRY/REGION Shubra El Kheima

Event

One person was killed and three others injured in an explosion at a fuel depot in Shubra El Kheima, north of the capital Cairo, on Thursday, October 4. The cause of the blast is still reportedly under investigation. 

Advice

Individuals are advised to avoid the area until the situation stabilizes and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

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