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2005-09-06 05:42:01

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the south Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing 31 people and seriously burning 16 others, police and hospital sources said on Tuesday. The candle, a prop in the play "Hamlet" at an experimental theater festival in the town 100 km (60 miles) south of Cairo, set fire to carpeting and spread rapidly to the rest of the building, survivors of the blaze said. Egypt's state news agency MENA...

2005-09-06 03:35:16

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing 32 people, Egypt's official news agency MENA said on Tuesday. The candle, a prop in the play "Hamlet" at an experimental theater festival in the town of Beni Suef 100 km (60 miles) south of Cairo, set fire to carpeting and spread rapidly to the rest of the building, survivors of the blaze said. MENA said the local hospital had received 32...

2005-09-05 20:27:20

BENI SUEF, Egypt (Reuters) - A candle fell over and set fire to a crowded theater in the Egyptian town of Beni Suef on Monday night, killing at least 29 people and injuring 38, officials and survivors said on Tuesday. The candle, a prop in the play Hamlet at an experimental theater festival in the town, set fire to carpeting and spread rapidly to the rest of the building, they said. Beni Suef is in the Nile valley, 100 km (60 miles) south of Cairo. Adel Hassan, the producer, said...


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