News ID: 110569
Publish Date : 25 December 2022 - 22:13

27 Injured in Cairo Stadium Collapse 

CAIRO (Anadolu) – At least 27 people have been injured when part of a sports stadium south of Cairo collapsed during a basketball match, Egypt’s health ministry says. Ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said “27 people were injured, some with fractures and bleeding”, adding that “most were non-life-threatening injuries”, AFP reported. The Egyptian basketball federation suspended the match between Alexandria’s Al Ittihad and Cairo’s Al Ahly as first responders rushed to the Hassan Mostafa Sports Hall in the October 6 suburb. More than 20 ambulances were dispatched to take the injured fans to hospital from the sports venue, the ministry added.