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BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:22 pm

An explosion has reported at Cairo international airport (http://aeronauticsonline.com/breaking-major-explosion-reported-at-cairo-international-airport/). It is likely due to a duel dump just outside the airport. No deaths have been reported yet.
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Re: BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:25 pm

So far eight injuries reported but no deaths. Let's hope the injured recover quickly and that the death count stays put.

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Re: BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:27 am

Glad it wasn't in the terminal or on an aircraft, obviously keeping possible injuries or deaths to a small number. Is it fair to say this was near the airport, but not actually at the airport? Or maybe airport adjacent, or on property of the airport?
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Re: BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:31 am

RWA380 wrote:
Glad it wasn't in the terminal or on an aircraft, obviously keeping possible injuries or deaths to a small number. Is it fair to say this was near the airport, but not actually at the airport? Or maybe airport adjacent, or on property of the airport?


One report said a chemical facility adjacent.
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Re: BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:25 am

Antarius wrote:
RWA380 wrote:
Glad it wasn't in the terminal or on an aircraft, obviously keeping possible injuries or deaths to a small number. Is it fair to say this was near the airport, but not actually at the airport? Or maybe airport adjacent, or on property of the airport?


One report said a chemical facility adjacent.


Wherever it was, I'm sure that most A*Netters will join me in sending those injured our thoughts, prayers, and best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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Re: BREAKING: Major explosion at Cairo International Airport

Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:46 am

SkyVoice wrote:
Antarius wrote:
RWA380 wrote:
Glad it wasn't in the terminal or on an aircraft, obviously keeping possible injuries or deaths to a small number. Is it fair to say this was near the airport, but not actually at the airport? Or maybe airport adjacent, or on property of the airport?


One report said a chemical facility adjacent.


Wherever it was, I'm sure that most A*Netters will join me in sending those injured our thoughts, prayers, and best wishes for a speedy recovery.


Definitely.

More reports say it was a chemical storage facility near the airport. 12 injured, but fortunately no fatalities.
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