In Cairo lit up the Giza zoo

© AP Photo / Hatem Mobil ambulance in Egypt. Archival photoIn Cairo lit up the Giza zoo© AP Photo / Hatem Moussa

A major fire occurred on the territory of the zoo of Giza in the Egyptian capital on Sunday morning, reports TV channel «al Arabiya».

According to the channel, the fire occurred «in a wooden box belonging to civil services», and then the flames spread to the trees. On the extent of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The Giza zoo, which is the main green area of Cairo, is a favorite place of walks and rest of the capital’s residents during the festival to mark the end of Ramadan. As the channel despite the fire, the zoo will be open for visiting on Sunday.