Patrons had only one entry and exit route out of the building, and consequently victims were either burned to death or succumbed to suffocation from smoke inhalation. The disaster is likely to renew concerns about safety standards in the country, where dozens have died in blazes in recent years. Police and forensic investigators worked inside the charred remains of the restaurant on the banks of the Nile.
A witness told KTLA reporter Steve Kuzj that he saw robbers armed with sledgehammers wearing black ski masks in a jewelry store. Many people took to Twitter to report that they had heard shots fired, but NBC4 wasn't able to confirm those reports with authorities.
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After the two were refused entry, they "went and drank alcohol somewhere else", then brought four others with them, arriving on three motorcycles about 6 a.m., Abdel-Karim said. Egypt has been battling a growing Islamic insurgency in recent months. At least 42 cases of torture were reported . Last month, riots erupted in the city of Luxor, 510 kms (320 miles) south of Cairo , after a man died in police custody.
Chinese President, Xi Jinping wound up his two-day visit to Harare with President Robert Mugabe saying his visit had culminated in the strengthening and deepening of political and economic relations between the two countries. He further said he had asked China to cooperate with South Africa in the field of hydro and renewable energy. China is the largest buyer of tobacco from Zimbabwe, and, as in many African countries has invested in mining, manufacturing and infrastructure.
USA officials said coalition air operations have seriously degraded the jihadists' oil infrastructure, but that in any case most of the crude pumped from its wells was absorbed inside Syria's war zone economy. "We did not hear anything new". Indeed, says Soner Cagaptay, director of the Turkish Research Program at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Turkey has lost this battle already.