BREAKING: Fire at Egypt's Giza Zoo

Sunday, January 20, 2013 8:02 PM 
Giza Zoo on 20 January 2013 - photo from Facebook

Six fire engines were called to tackle a fire at Giza Zoo on Sunday afternoon.

The fire started in a forested area and spread to the animal food warehouse, reports say.

The cause of the fire and the amount of damage caused is still unknown.

Giza Zoo was conceived by Khedive Ismail and launched in 1891 and is the oldest and largest in Africa.

This content is from : El Ahram
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