President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi expressed his condolences to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese over the victims of the latest fire at the Church of the Great Martyr Philopater Mercurius (Abo Sefein Church) in Imbaba.
On Sunday, Ministry of Health announced that 55 of Imbaba’s church (Church of the Great Martyr Philopater Mercurius (Abo Sefein Church) injured in the fire that broke out were transported to near hospitals including Imbaba General Hospital, and Al Agouza.
Therefore, Minister of Health Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar directed all medical facilities to introduce the required medical aids to all injured, in addition, the ministry sent 30 ambulances to the scene of the fire for rescuing and helping the injured in the fire.
No official figures about the final number of casualties were released by the ministry.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of the fire that broke out at a church in El Monira city in Giza governorate.
In a post on his Facebook page, Sisi added: “I am closely following the developments of the tragic accident in El Monira Church in Giza Governorate. I have directed all relevant state agencies and institutions to take all necessary measures, and immediately, to deal with this incident and its effects and provide all aspects of health care for the injured.”