Abu Seifein Church in Imbaba district located in the Greater Cairo district of Imbaba witnessed a fire this morning, during the Divine Liturgy due to “an electrical malfunction", leaving 41 people dead and 14 others injured.
Many countries offered their sincere condolences to Egypt such as The UAE which expressed its sincere condolences to Egypt over the victims, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
In a statement carried by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), the Iraqi Foreign Ministry also offered sincere condolences to Egypt over the victims. The ministry said Iraq stands by the government and people of Egypt at this difficult time.
The Jordanian Foreign Ministry offered heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to Egypt over the victims of a huge fire that broke out at "Abo Sefein" Church. In a statement, Spokesman for the Jordanian Foreign Ministry Haitham Abu Al Foul asserted that Jordan stands by the government and people of Egypt, expressing sincere condolences to the victims' families and wishing a speedy recovery for the wounded.
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah on Sunday sent a cable of condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi over the victims of the deadly fire. In his cable, the Kuwaiti Emir expressed his deepest sympathy with the victims' families and wished the injured a quick recovery, KUNA News Agency reported.
Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah and Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al Sabah sent similar cables of condolence to the Egyptian leader, expressing their deepest sympathy with the victims' families.
Source: Egypt Today