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Fire erupts in a police headquarters in Egypt, injuring at least 14 people

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a huge fire has broken out in a police headquarters in northeastern Egypt, injuring at least 14 people. They say the blaze ripped through the multistory police headquarters on Monday in the Suez Canal province of Ismailia. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known. Reports say firefighters were able to extinguish the fire. Safety standards and fire regulations are poorly enforced in Egypt and have been linked to many deaths.

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