More than 40 people died after a fire broke out at a Coptic Christian church in Giza, Egypt, on August 14, leaving a trail of devastation. 

Mass Devastation 

According to reports, at least 18 children lost their lives as there were many stuck inside the church when the fire broke out. 

18 children dead

More than a dozen firefighting vehicles sprung into action to douse the fire and bring the situation under control. 

Rescue Operation

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has reportedly made a generous contribution to assist those affected by the fire. 

Salah's Contribution 

Salah has reportedly donated million Egyptian dollars (£129,706) which equates to over Rs 1.24 crore. 

3 million Egyptian dollars

With his incredible rise in football and charitable contributions towards the community, Salah has become a nationwide icon in Egypt. 

An Icon

Salah was born in Nagrig, a village situated in the north of Egypt and has often helped his community, both in England and Egypt.

Born In Nagrig

Salah played 83 matches for the Egyptian national team in which he scored 43 goals and assisted on 25 occasions. 

83 matches 

Salah has started slowly in the 2022-23 Premier League season, finding the back of the net only once in two matches. 

Slow start 

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