Egypt Independent

Dozens injured and killed as scaffold falls in Sinai factory

A still undetermined number of victims died on Saturday morning as a scaffold fell at a cement factory in central Sinai.

Arish ambulance facilities received a notification saying a scaffold fell apart at a cement factory in central Sinai killing and injuring dozens. The number of victims was initially estimated at 40 people.

A state of alert was implemented in the North Sinai health sector and the General Hospital of Arish was prepared to receive the injured and the deceased.

An edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm