Immense blaze breaks out at Al-Marqab University in Al-Khums

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Immense blaze breaks out at Al-Marqab University in Al-Khums

October 17, 2020 - 22:40
Written by: RabiaGolden

A huge blaze has broken out at the Faculty of Engineering at Al-Marqab University in the city of Al-Khums, which lies 120 km east of Tripoli.

According to initial reports, the cause of the blaze was attributed to a misaimed firework which was set off as part of a wedding celebration display, near the university.

Eye witnesses have confirmed that the fire ignited the face of the building and trees and shrubbery inside the university walls, however, civil defense teams were capable of extinguishing the blaze.

Sources at the scene have indicated that there were no injuries as a result of the incident.