News of a large explosion heard in Cairo

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Some reports citing witnesses:

  • large explosion heard in the Egyptian capital city Cairo
  • near the international airport 
  • Flights in and out have been halted
  • Some are saying its an explosion at a gas station, perhaps the at the main gas source at airport.
Details are sketchy right now, let's hope there are no casualties. 
More now:
  • explosion did not occur in airport grounds
  • explosion of two fuel tanks 


For markets news like this can result in a flow to yen out of 'risk'. 

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