A fire erupted in the constructed Conference Building at the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Giza on Sunday, Middle East News Agency (MENA) reported.
No immediate information about the casualties or damages has been reported. All the workers have been evacuated, with at least 10 fire control units working at the site.
The investigation into the accident is underway.
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The archaeological museum, which is still under construction, is planned as one of the largest in the world, covering in total 491,000 square meters [5,285,080 square feet]; it is located close the world-renowned Giza pyramids.