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Egypt civil aviation minister says air traffic at Cairo airport unaffected after blast

Egypt's civil aviation minister said on Thursday that an explosion hit two fuel tanks outside the perimeter of Cairo's airport, but air traffic was not affected.


Reuters 12 Jul 2018, 09:22 PM Egypt Arab Rep.
  • A security source had said earlier that air movement was temporarily halted after the blast. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Egypt's civil aviation minister said on Thursday that an explosion hit two fuel tanks outside the perimeter of Cairo's airport, but air traffic was not affected.

A security source had said earlier that air movement was temporarily halted after the blast, which was heard across parts of the Egyptian capital.

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