Fire erupts at El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt
A fire broke out at Festival Plaza, the venue of the El Gouna Film Festival in the Red Sea resort town of El Gouna in Egypt on Wednesday, October 13, one day before the start of the event.
Fourteen people suffered from smoke inhalation injuries, according to reports. Organizers of the festival said that only a small part of the venue was affected and the event will go ahead as planned.
A video posted on social media shows people at the site trying to put out the fire by pouring water with buckets.
The footage was filmed and posted on social media by @ibrahimgadelhak.