Somali Foreign Ministry Offers Condolences to Egypt

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MOGADISHU – The Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has expressed its sincere condolences and sympathy to Egypt over the victims of the fire that took place yesterday, Sunday, in Abu Sefein Church, north of Giza Governorate.

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed in a statement today, Monday, according to the Somali News Agency – its full solidarity with Egypt, offering its sincere heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured ones.

It is worth mentioning that, forty-one people died and 14 were injured as the result of the fire that broke out during the Divine Liturgy due to “an electrical malfunction,” according to the interior ministry.

“The electric fault led to the emission of heavy smoke that was the main cause of casualties,” the interior ministry explained.

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