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Explosion at Egypt fertilizer factory kills ten

Another five injured, two of whom are reportedly in critical condition

21.03.2019
Explosion at Egypt fertilizer factory kills ten

Viola Fahmy

CAIRO 

Ten workers were killed Thursday when a tank full of ammonia exploded at a fertilizer factory in Egypt's northeastern Suez province.

According to local media reports, the incident occurred in Egypt’s Ain Sukhna region.

Five other workers were reportedly injured by the blast, two of whom are now said to be in critical condition.

The injured are currently receiving treatment at the Suez General Hospital.

Writing by Mahmoud Barakat

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