Bodies of two children killed in Qatari mall fire arrive at Cairo airport

The bodies of two children who died in a fire at a Qatari shopping mall arrived at the Cairo Airport on Wednesday and were handed over to their families.

Nineteen people of different nationalities have died in the fire, including 13 children who were in a nursery.

The father of Youssef Shata, 3, the first child, said the Egyptian embassy in Doha was in constant contact with him. “My wife had just given birth when she heard the news,” he said.

The family of Evian Anthonios, 2, the second child, declined to speak to the media.

Edited translation from MENA

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