Egypt: One person was killed and 4 injured as a result of a banner falling due to the wind

Egypt: One person was killed and 4 injured as a result of a banner falling due to the wind

Egypt: One person was killed and 4 injured as a result of a banner falling due to the wind

An Egyptian was killed, and 5 others were injured, yesterday (Thursday); Following the fall of an advertising banner, during a sandstorm that hit the capital, Cairo.

Egyptian media reported that the winds uprooted a billboard that fell on a motorcycle and a car on the 6th of October Bridge. As a result, one person was killed and others were injured.

A spokesman for the Egyptian Ministry of Local Development indicated that the Cairo Governorate had opened an investigation into the cause of the fall of the banner, stressing that the banner was installed at the bottom of the bridge at a height of 30 meters, and its license began in 2020 and ends in 2023.

In the same context, two ports on the Red Sea along the Suez Canal were closed (Thursday) with winds exceeding 50 kilometers per hour and waves exceeding four meters high.

While the Egyptian Ministry of Health recommended that residents wear masks and limit their movements.

Egypt: A citizen was killed and 4 injured as a result of a banner falling due to the wind

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