An electric short circuit sparked a fire, destroying a studio at the Egyptian Media Production City, initial forensic finds discovered.
Fire brigades moved to the scene in order to prevent the flames from extending to neighboring facilities.
EMPC is home for several satellite channels as well as vast filming locations. It has witnessed a number of protests last year and early this year by supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsy who denounced media hosts highly critical of the fallen regime.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm