Ten rehab patients start fire to force administration to let them out

Qalyubia civil protection troops controlled early on Sunday a fire that broke out in a rehab unit in Obour City, after ten patients set blankets on fire to force the administration to let them out.

Security services were notified about the fire that occurred in a rehab facility located in the fifth district in Obour, before the fire got out of control.

Ten patients who were kept for treatment from of drug addiction demanded to be let out. However, the administration refused, which urged them to set their blankets on fire. 

The fire was controlled without casualties. Prosecution is conducting investigations.


Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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