(London Evening Standard) Flames erupted at Cairo’s main airport after an explosion at a chemical’s factory in the Egyptian city.

Twelve people are believed to have injured in the blast which occurred at a storage facility in the north of the capital, state news agency MENA reported.

The minister of civil aviation, Younis al-Masri, said air traffic at the airport was unaffected by the explosion, which could be heard blasting across the area.

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