At least 40 killed in Egypt church fire, say security sources


Guardian reports: At least 40 people have been killed and 45 injured in a fire in a church in the Egyptian city of Giza, according to two security sources. An electrical fire broke out during mass as 5,000 people gathered at the Coptic Abu Sifin church in the Imbaba neighbourhood on Sunday, the sources said. The fire blocked an entrance to the church according to authorities, leading some worshippers to get crushed as they attempted to escape.

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