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Egypt army spokesman says earlier explosion at chemical factory due to high temperatures

An Egyptian military spokesman said on Thursday that an earlier explosion near fuel tanks outside Cairo airport took place at a chemicals factory and had been caused by high temperatures.


Reuters 13 Jul 2018, 03:36 AM Egypt Arab Rep.

An Egyptian military spokesman said on Thursday that an earlier explosion near fuel tanks outside Cairo airport took place at a chemicals factory and had been caused by high temperatures.

The spokesman, Colonel Tamer al-Rifai, said the plant was called Heliopolis for Chemical Industries, but did not say who owned the facility.

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