Kuwait stands with Egypt after Church fire

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14 : His Highness the Amir Nawaf Al-Ah Al-Jaber Al-Jaber Al sent on Sunday a cable of Sheikh Al Sabah Al Sabah to Egyptian President Abdulfattah-Sisi over the victims of deadly fire in Abu Sifin church, west Cairo. In his cable, His Highness the Amir expressed his deepest sympathy with the victims’ families and wished the injured a quick recovery

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Sunday Kuwait’s empathy and support for Egypt after the fire that erupted in Abo Seifain Church and left dozens of deaths and injuries. The Ministry conveyed sincere condolences for Egypt and the families of the victims, wishing quick recovery for the injured. His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad-Sabah sent on Sunday a condolences cable to the Egyptian President Abdulfat Al-Sisi over the victims of the deadly fire in Abu Sifin church west of Cairo, Egypt. In his cable, His Highness the Prime Minister expressed his deepest condolences to the victims’ families and wished the injured a quick recovery.

At least 41 people were killed and 14 others injured when a massive fire ripped through a Coptic church in the Egyptian city of Giza on Sunday, the health ministry said. The electrical fire inside the Abu Seifain Church caused plumes of smoke, which blocked the entrance to the church, resulting in a stampede among worshipers, according to a ministry statement. Hospitals across Egypt’s second largest city were placed on alert as part of efforts to ensure the facilities are well-equipped to deal with a potential influx of patients. Egypt’s top prosecutor Hamada Elsaway has ordered a probe into the circumstances behind the incident, added the statement

(KUNA)

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