Moroccan official agency: Factory fire in Casablanca kills 55
(AP) - Morocco's official news agency is quoting local authorities as saying that up to 55 people have been killed in a fire, and a dozen others injured, in a fire at a mattress factory in Casablanca.
A statement by the Wilaya of Greater Casablanca, the city government, says 55 people were killed in the Saturday morning fire and 12 injured. The news agency had earlier reported 25 deaths. The cause was not clear, officials said.