– The explosion of a chemical plant near Cairo airport did not interfere with flights at the airport. The airport runs as usual.

Quoted by Reuters on Friday (13/07/2018), it was delivered by Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister, Younis al-Masri in a press statement.

He said, “Although the explosion was heard by many people. Especially the airport users, It is considered not to disrupt the local flight process.

As reported previously, A chemical plant near Cairo Airport, Egypt is a massive explosion.

There are at least 12 people injured who have now undergone treatment at the nearest hospital.

Egyptian military spokesman Colonel Tamer al-Rifai revealed that the explosion was triggered by high temperatures.

“Due to high temperatures, an explosion occurred in Heliopolis for Chemical Industries’ petrochemical warehouse,” said Colonel Tamer Rifai. “Civil defense trucks are deployed to control fire,” he added.