A large explosion has been reported in Cairo
One Twitter user, Matthew Keidas, has said: “This guy says a worker at the airport said it was an explosion at the fuel depot in Cairo airport.
“Hopefully everyone is alright and it’s an accident rather than foul play.”
All flights to and from the airport are currently suspended.
The incident with further heighten tensions in the country, with the airport the scene of a terror attack which claimed the lives of all 224 passengers on board Metrojet Flight 9268 in 2015 which an investigation suggested was the result of a bomb smuggled on board.
(More to follow)