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Fire at Egyptian hospital kills 7 coronavirus patients

Dec. 26, 2020 6:44 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An intensive care unit at an Egyptian hospital caught fire on Saturday, killing seven coronavirus patients, officials said. Local police said the blaze erupted at a private hospital in Obour, an outlying district of the greater Cairo area. The fire injured at least five others. The injured and...

Building collapses in Egypt; officials say at least 6 dead

Dec. 2, 2020 5:32 PM EST

CAIRO (AP) — An apartment building collapsed in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing at least six people Wednesday, Egyptian officials said. Rescue workers were looking for any survivors trapped under rubble of the three-story building in the Moharam Bek neighborhood, an official said. The bodies...