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Fire Engulfs Police Facility in Ismailia

The Egyptian Ambulance Authority reported that 25 people sustained injuries as a result of the fire 25 injuries so far.

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A devastating fire broke out at a police facility in Ismailia, a city located along the Suez Canal in Egypt, causing injuries to at least 38 individuals. Videos circulating on social media portrayed the city's security directorate engulfed in flames, with plumes of smoke billowing into the sky. The cause of the fire remains unknown at this time.
Eyewitnesses reported that firefighters initially faced challenges when attempting to combat the blaze. It took several hours before the fire was eventually brought under control, as confirmed by state television. During the incident, parts of the building - including its facade - collapsed.
Preliminary reports from the Egyptian Ambulance Authority indicate that at least 25 people sustained injuries as a result of the fire. The exact severity of the injuries and the nature of the casualties are yet to be disclosed.


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