A maintenance worker at Abu Qir Company for Fertilizers in Alexandria died after a fire broke out at the company due to a gas leak.
Major General Khaled Ghoraba, Alexandria’s security chief, was notified about the death of the worker, 38-year-old Hany Abdel Fattah Ahmed.
Medical examiners found burns on Abdel Fattah’s chest.
Alaa Hassan, 30, a technician in the company, said the gas leaked and a fire broke out while Ahmed had been doing maintenance work on the gas pipes.
Ahmed’s body was transferred to the morgue and a police report was filed. Prosecutors will conduct investigations.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm